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    Default Need advice on supplements/ probiotics

    Hi all-

    I am currently feeding 3 dogs Orijen Chicken formula and love, love, love this food. Ollie is prone to colitis from stress and doesn't seem to do as well w/ the high protein content, so he rotates between Natural Balance and Chicken Soup chicken formulas.

    I now have a foster that has a terrible skin problem as a result of allergies and her skin is working overtime to try to heal. It is greasy and stinky!

    I've been giving her a pump of Grizzly salmon oil and a half scoop of Nupro supplement and making a gravy with it. http://www.nuprosupplements.com/

    In general, I'm looking for your input- do you use supplements, what do you use, and should I add more (possibly a probiotic?) Her skin is looking better everyday but I am so desperate to help this little girl.
    Trisha in Southwest Florida
    Cavaliers: Casey, Ollie, & Winston and usually a foster or two! Cats: Pebbles & Benson

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    Hi i would highly recommend pooch&mutt probiotics for them both www.poochandmutt.com i give it daily to ruby cos she has colitis flare ups & the difference has been great for her.As well as a proby it combines omega 3 in it to & as im reading the blurb on the pack for you it says *shiny coat* etc *healthy skin* etc. i hope that helps
    Blessed by the love of a Cavalier!
    G & Ruby(ruby girl!)B:04? Ex PF rescue,she came to me in '08 & has SM/MVD & she's a special princess & Jelly Tots(B&T girl)B:20/3/09,a real cuddles cheeky chops & the baby of the family!

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    50IU of Vitamin E would be good to add (but check the Nupro as it might already be in there).

    Probiotics are a can't hurt, might help deal. You could try throwing in an acidophilus tab to see if it helps.

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