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Oatmeal for sick dog

This is the place to share your best homemade dog food and treat recipes with each other! Remember to use caution if your pet has allergies and to make any diet changes gradually so that your dog's stomach can adjust to the new foods you are introducing.

  
Sable

Little Sister
 
 
Barked: Sat Oct 27, '12 2:46pm PST 
Is it ok to give oatmeal to a dog with a stomach problem
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Opheila

It ain't over- till the fat- kitty sings
 
 
Barked: Sat Oct 27, '12 4:08pm PST 
Of course you want to check with your vet about food choices, but in my experience oatmeal is a nice comfort food for sick dogs and cats. It also makes a nice transition food for weaning puppies and kittens.
I cook it according to the label but then thin it with beef or chicken broth and/or milk. A special treat is mixing it with a bit of cooked fish or baby food meat and thinning it with water or milk.
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Farley

Farlekiin the- Dragonborn
 
 
Barked: Sun Oct 28, '12 12:52am PST 
What sort of stomach problem are you talking about? What are you currently feeding your dog?
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