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We are hoping to get our miniature poodle puppy this week. We have really bad allergies and are hoping that this little guy will be ok for us. As soon as we get him home I'll post some pix :)


I have a question about which food to put him on (which I'll ask on the poodle talk board).

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I would say if your going with a good breeder then go with what they are feeding, probably we dry mix but maybe not. After the pup is home and settle a bit talk it over with your vet. I would be careful about a whole bunch of changes at once. New home, new water supply and new food might lead to an upset tummy.

can never have to many puppy pics
 

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I would say if your going with a good breeder then go with what they are feeding, probably we dry mix but maybe not. After the pup is home and settle a bit talk it over with your vet. I would be careful about a whole bunch of changes at once. New home, new water supply and new food might lead to an upset tummy.

can never have to many puppy pics
I can't have the egg containing food here, DS could have an anaphylactic reaction and end up in the hospital. :(
 

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Oh no I would never risk that but I bet the breeder can help you. You probably already have or will be choosing a vet and they would not mind really good question like that one even before they see your dog, especially given the conditions.
 

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If you change the pups food when you get him home just do it gradually over a week and you shouldn't have any problem's. Oh, and be careful of what your vet recommends in dog foods. I can't tell you how often I hear vets recommending science diet and Iams for and they are not good quality foods.

For whatever reason many vets are not very knowledgeable about dog food.
 

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If you change the pups food when you get him home just do it gradually over a week and you shouldn't have any problem's.
That's what Id normally do, but I can't have his current food in the house. Breeder said to just do a total switch (I think he has already switched foods once before)
 

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Hi Welcome to the forum :)

Good luck with the food switch Moose had problems when we tried :( Now he has the farts... l o l!!!
 

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Bliss your post is confusing my mind... did you just join in Jan 2009 or did you really Join in Jul 2008?

Trying to figure out if there is a glitch in the system or if you didn't post for a while :) :)

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-Todd
 

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Hi, I am new.

We have an 11 week old standard poodle named Kevin. He is our second standard. Our first lived 13 years and passed away about 8 years ago. Kevin is doing great with potty training and learning a few commands. He does have one challenge. He apparently got mites from his mother and is on medication for sarcoptic mange. He should be just fine soon. He is the love of our lives and we can hardly wait to see him all grown up. We have a miniature poodle too and he is on the same medication as a preventative. We travelled a long distance to buy him and was pretty upset with diagnosis but from what I am reading this too shall pass.
 

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Hi and welcome! Congrats on the new pup! Not sure what the food you can't have is, but Penny prefers Taste of the Wild. She also absolutely refused to eat any of the food I got from the breeder once I tried to slowly switch her over.
 

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Everyone should spend time with their new puppy before purchase especially when allergies come into play. Don't take your puppy home only to find out that you are tearing, sneezing and itching and you have to return the poor puppy
 

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Everyone should spend time with their new puppy before purchase especially when allergies come into play. Don't take your puppy home only to find out that you are tearing, sneezing and itching and you have to return the poor puppy

Since this post is from January 2009, I'm guessing they already have their puppy? No need to bring up old threads.
 
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