20 Best Foods for Border Collie with Allergies

Dealing with your Border Collie’s food allergies can be beyond frustrating! We asked our 800,000 members of Border Collie community on facebook the following question: “Those of you with Border Collies who have allergies…. what food do you use and why?” We received hundreds of replies, and summarized the top 20 responses here.
As always, be sure to consult your veterinarian before making any health changes to your Border Collie’s diet. iHeartDogs is reader supported, so some of the links below may be affiliate links where we receive a small commission at no additional cost to you.

20 Best Dog Foods for Border Collies with Allergies

Our girl can only have chicken and rice and supercoat bis or she gets upset stomach

Author: Sandie D.

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Grain free..never use cheap food with dyes, causes allergies and health issues…no beef or pork hard to digest very sensitive to acgs, chicken, Lamb or fish best

Author: Pat M.

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I used Hills Science Diet D/D. She did well on it along with Apoquel.

Author: Maureen M.

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Not a food recommendation, but I would HIGHLY recommend this allergy supplement. Reduced my dog’s itching substantially. My vet said keep using it!

Author: Jay C.

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Purina HA. She has been on it 13 years. I occasionally try other foods, but very quickly get reactions. Very recommended for difficult cases.

It tastes very boring (like cardboard, I’ve tried it) but she loves it. Full nutrition. Not cheap though, but cheaper than constant vet visits!

Author: Graz M.

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Sardines, rabbit or venison, broccoli, sweet potatoes, one egg a day. Suggested by pet nutritionist when she was a year old and had been on antibiotics most of first year for bladder crystals. It was suggested food allergies caused them. She is 11 and has been on that diet since, with good results.

Author: Linda H.

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I used Holistic Select Lamb and Rice formula. My groomer recommended it for me. Worked wonderful for him

Author: Martha R.

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Fresh/raw I make my own. No kibble fed at all.

Author: Lesley N.

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My dog dermatologist said no chicken for mine! + add cod liver oil (tiny bit) and feed salmon. Duck and bison Cleared up his issue

Author: Cheryl H.

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Purina pro plan sensative skin/stomach salmon & rice

Author: Jess S.

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Meals for Mutts salmon single protein kibble. I can’t give him anything else. I’m able to offer treats without any protein.

Author: Dee I.

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My BC is allergic to animal protein therefore she is vegan. She eats V-Dog. She is doing fantastic and is 13 years old

Author: Kim W.

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We found Blue Buffalo Salmon Hydrolyzed Food (HF) is the only thing that she can eat. Was a miracle food after 2 years of trying everything under the sun.

Author: Kelly F.

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If you have a Costco card try Natures Domain and salmon sweet potato.

Author: Kathy B.

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I switched to a duck and sweet potato food for my dog after she was suffering from allergies and she no longer sneezes or scratches. Also a squirt of fish oil on the food helps too! I like the brands Canidae and Merrick.

Author: Lauren de J.

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Mine has eaten Purina One for 15 years. She’s never had a problem.

Author: Robert O.

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I use Bil-Jac sensitive. My border collie has sensitive stomach and bil-jac is made in US

Author: Michele C.

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Nature’s Recipe

Author: Kathy P.

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I make my own.. cleared up the blistered paws and scratching, as well as ear infections..2 lbs hamburger and 3 bags mixed vegetables. NO CORN Cook in a roast pan in the oven.. also a probiotic pill daily. Purchasing dog food is full of fillers.. you’ll notice the difference in their bowel movements.

Author: Pamela L.

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Chicken thighs cooked, carrots and green pea. Carrots and celery for treats. Bananas, strawberry, blueberries, for morning treats.1/2 cup day of science diet sensitive stomach a day

Author: Ron M.

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Wellness grain free

Author: Sharon G.

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As always, be sure to consult your veterinarian before making any health changes to your Border Collie’s food. iHeartDogs is reader supported, so some of the links above may be affiliate links where we receive a small commission at no additional cost to you.

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