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Old March 4th, 2011, 11:22 AM
A.Tizz A.Tizz is offline
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Struvite Crystals & Corn Allergy

My 9 year old dog, Sophie, just had surgery to remove a large struvite stone. I have been to three different vets about this issue. Each vet has simply recommended the pet food to prevent struvites that is manufactured by the pet food company they are affiliated with.

Unfortunately, every food I've found that states it is specifically for prevention of struvite crystals has corn as the first or second ingredient, and Sophie is allergic to corn.

Sophie doesn't really like wet food (she drinks tons of water, so moisture isn't really a problem), and I don't have the time to make her food, so those really aren't options for me.

I am looking for recommendations for a DRY, grain-free, high-quality food that will help prevent struvite crystals from forming. ANY help would be greatly appreciated.
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