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MY Yorkie has been throwing up a lot .I was wondering what is the best food to feed her since she has a senaitve stomach


Asked by Member 872302 on Aug 30th 2009 in Food & Nutrition
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B.J., CGC

My first step would be to consult a veterinarian and find out why she is vomiting constantly. There are a number of reasons she could be vomiting and not all of them would be helped by changing her food. Without knowing why it is impossible to suggest a special food to help her.


B.J., CGC answered on Aug 30th.

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Daisy

Theres a few food you can try that with experience I know can help with sensitive tummies. California naturals is a more simplistic type of food thats good for tummy issues, Wellness simple solutions is another. I have had lots of experience with NOW! grain free. Its a grain free food thats designed for pets with digestive upset or sensitive tummies. It has helped Rosie and actually the cat food is the only kibble our 2 cats can eat. When Daisy had a sensitive tummy as a puppy I fed her Royal Canine mini special 30. Designed for picky eaters with sensitive tummies. She was vomiting and had diareah and refused to eat till I fed her this food. She loved it and for a while was all she could eat. It does have corn in it though but at the time it was all that worked and she had a nice healthy coat on it to. I fed her it for over a year and now she can eat anything so it really helped her.


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Star

My vets always advised me if they were ever sick to give them chicken & rice, its light on the stomach and its easy to digest.
I would also advise you to seek your vets advise if it persists.


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Cookies 'n' Creme (1998-2011)

First, you should probably have her checked by a vet.
I don't know much in the area of sensitive stomachs, so can't help there.


Cookies 'n' Creme (1998-2011) answered on 8/30/09. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


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Try Dick Van Patens LID (limited ingredient diet). It is highly rated. My dogs also have sensitive stomachs and I feed them any of Van Paten's LID kibbles.
I also make them lean turkey (boiled in a bit of water until done, then drain the water), white cooked rice, some green beans. Give them a bit at a time. Do not give a dog with vomiting or diahrrea the regular amount of food whether their normal schedule in once/day or twice/day. Just give them little spoonfuls every 1-2hrs. or so. That way they can digest what they ate. Continue doing so during the day until they've consumed about 1/2 of the total amount you normally would feed them on a daily basis. I also give them a couple of tablespoons of small curd cottage cheese. It the diahrrea is bad, I give them a bit of Pepto-Bismol. Just check in a dog site about how much pepto to give them. That always stops my dogs from getting worse and often stops it altogether. I checked with my vet tech and he said it is ok to do what I do.


Member 870676 answered on 8/31/09. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer