> I volunteer at a shelter for abandoned dogs that operates on a very
> small budget. Several of our dogs have been diagnosed as having
> liver disease, and we have been advised to urgently change their diet.
> Unfortunately, we cannot afford to give all these animals a specific
> commercial Veterinary diet (such as Hills KD) We are hoping to
> develop a homemade diet for these dogs that can be helpful for them.
> Could someone offer to me a safe, healthful recipe for a homemade diet
> for dogs with liver problems? These dogs are also overweight, and so
> the diet must help them to lose weight in a way that is safe for a
> liver diseased animal. Any advice and comments would be
I should add that the liver disease in these dogs is secondary to
Leischmania (which we are treating). The excess weight is, I guess,
the result of too much love of the wrong kind on our part.