|Signs your pet may have a protein deficiency|
How can you tell if your pet has a protein deficient disorder? Here are the signs:
Constant Craving for treats. Dogs tend to not want to eat their main food but rather hold out for non nutritious treats; Carbs, sweets, pastries, or chips all in which are not even healthy for us.
Muscle and/or Joint Pain. The joints stiffen and the muscles tighten, dogs become lame, they are slow in getting up, their walk hunch backed etc.
Symptoms of Severe Protein Deficiency:
- Edema (swelling)
- Thinning brittle hair and/or hair loss
- Brittle toe nails
- Skin rashes; dry skin, hot spots
- Weak and tired
- Muscle soreness and cramps
- Slow healing
- Skin ulcers