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My pet has food allergies. We tried 2 different dog foods and nothing helps. The only thing that keeps his tummy in the clear is chicken and rice. He’s itching a lot! Should we do a food allergy test?

I am sorry to hear about your pet’s trouble! Food allergy and food insensitivity are things that happen and require more information to truly determine if this is the cause of your pet’s clinical signs.

Allergies in general are one of the more complicated ailments in animals. I would love to discuss this with you but would need to examine your pet and see a complete medical history.

Food allergy testing is difficult and requires very strict parameters but there are other things that lead to itch that need to be addressed as well.

Please feel free to call our office and schedule and appointment at 813-885-4477.

Holly Dutton, DVM

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