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    Senior Member kona's mom's Avatar
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    Default Raw diet and Colitis

    Spent friday evening at the vet with Kona. Apparently he is suffering from colitis. The only thing I can think of that might of brought it on was the introduction of raw to his diet I was beginning. I was doing it in very small amounts. Has anyone had any incidences of this when switching to raw? I have decided to hold off on the switch until I research. Also was told by vet that Kona has an enlarged prostrate. He said this is common in intact males. Anyone have any experience with that also?

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    Senior Member ErinsEdge's Avatar
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    On another raw thread I said I had read that stomach problems, IBS etc, happened to other dogs when I lurked in raw boards.
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    "We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can spare. And in return, dogs give us their all. It's the best deal man has ever made." M.Facklam

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    Senior Member Judy Chute's Avatar
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    ...have never had colitis with the raw diet. Just a thought, are you feeding too much food? Weigh the raw to feed correctly..and adjust to your dog's needs. Not the same as 3 cups of kibble!

    Found that mixing kibble/raw is not the best for their gut. (experience, here, anyway)

    Judy (if I am way off on this post just disregard!)

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