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After having Gino go through terrible allergies and infections, we finally found a food that he eats and gained some weight back.  He still itches a bit but not nearly as bad.  Now the problem is he hasn't pooped even close to solid in the 4 weeks we've had him on the Nature's Logic food.  It's a great food but I wonder 2 things....maybe it's too rich for him.  Very high protein percentage, and also, can this be causing shedding?  The shedding is unbelievable.  We brush him everyday and the hair is just falling off.  He lays down somewhere and it's completely covered in hair.

Can the food be causing this?

We're thinking of switching him to Pro Plan sensitive skin and stomach.  We hate to do another food change because he's finally eating but the poops and shedding are terrible.

Any thoughts?
 

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Kiah had problems on Canidae, so I finally settled on PRo Plan Select Salmon and Brown rice, which really worked out well for her.
 

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Check out www.dogfoodanalysis.com that should help you pick a new food if you decide to.
Also, keep in mind the seasons are changing- I think that has a lot to do with it too.  Delilah has recently begun shedding more than usual- like pet her down her back and all the hair builds up on her butt! haha.
 

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Like Good girl said, keep in mind with the seasons changing a lot of Boxers do shed, Samson is right now, terribly, Angel not so bad....It's very possible the food is causing this, but then again it could be just  the weather change..I think you asked about this and I looked it up, it has 4 sources of protein which could be too much for Gino, a lot of dogs do better with a single source of protein, like Barb said, perhaps you need to go with something like the Purina
 

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Food can cause extra shedding as well as stress and other environmental changes (seasons).  Best to start IMO with nutrition, then work on personal care (brushing) etc.  I use a shed blade to remove the excess fur on my dogs daily since its getting warmer and I think they are shedding their winter coats.
 
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