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Our five-year old rescue shih tzu has a history of pancreatitis - most recently in November.   Since that time she's been on a diet of boiled chicken (which my husband adds a small bit of elbow macaroni because he tells me she needs the fiber - I'm not convinced).  During the last few days she has had a lot of trouble sleeping at night because of scratching and shaking her ears.  Last night I took her to the vet and she has a yeast infection.  I was told that having her on the same diet for a long time might cause her to develop allergies and hence the yeast infection.  He told me to look for a dog food with either rabbit or venison.  I am not comfortable with any dog food because of the amount of recalls there have been over the last few years.  We also have a rescue lhasa - they eat the same foods and she's doing fine.  Any suggestions would be appreciated.  Thank you.

Hi Lynne - We like the Fromm's Brand of food - NEVER a recall in about 100 years --- here is the link ; check out the excellent ingredients - also they have a Store Locator

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