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20 Best Foods for Labs with Allergies

Written by: Z


Z is a Special Project Coordinator of HomeLife Media and a writer for She has 3 dogs namely Skye, Luna, and one of them is a rescue, named Tesla.Read more
| Published on October 31, 2022
Dealing with your Lab’s food allergies can be beyond frustrating! We asked our 800,000 members Lab community on facebook the following question: “Those of you with Lab 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 Lab’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. Also, view our roundup of the Best 11 Foods for Dogs with Allergies

20 Best Dog Foods for Lab with Allergies

Pro plan sensitive Salmon and rice, my lab is allergic to chicken, he is doing good on it, also he gets a allergy shot every 21 days,

Author: Janet G.

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

Author: Jay C.

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Mine was allergic to any chicken products, so I gave her Taste of the Wild Salmon dry food.

Author: Alexandra M. S.

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We use Diamond Naturals for Seniors. You can do supplements for your dogs also. We have some fish oil that seems Amazon has for the best price and glucosamine is also a good additive for any dog really. Make sure to check with your vet and also the size of your doggie.

Author: Codi K.

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Royal canin, vet approved, no chicken!!We did a allergy test through our vet, she is allergic to everything outside, except the pool!At our vet every 5-6 months for seasonal flare ups!!

Author: Cindy K.

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We are finally doing better on Six Fish. Good luck it’s a long process trying to find the right stuff for sensitive dogs!

Author: April Calvert S.

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ACANA limited ingredient Lamb and pumpkin. I went through several other brands and her skin and ears have finally cleared up. A little pricey, but worth it.

Author: Teresa B.

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Pro plan salmon and rice. Sensitive skin & stomach .My boy is allergic to all poultry. Snacks / treats dehydrated salmon from Costco. Works well for our boy !

Author: Katie P.

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Taste of the wild. It’s expensive, but it’s grain free and my dogs LOVE it.

Author: Steve D.

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Natural Balance salmon and sweet potatoes. Our lab is allergic to chicken and most veggies

Author: Darcie W.

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Well, my girl is a lab/heeler mix but I use ACANA Light and Fit grainfree diet, I verified with the vet that it had the important ingredients for her heart and all those fun details.

Author: Holly N. A.

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My sister uses Blue Buffalo grain-free and chicken meal free because it works cost a little more but it’s definitely worth it because we all know how expensive vet bills can be

Author: Chris P.

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Victor brand . He used to have seizures and when I changed his food – no more seizures . I started him on the purple bag but he gained weight so I switched to the yellow bag.

Author: Lynn H.

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We use Natural Balance Limited Ingredient Diet salmon and sweet potato. She’s allergic to just about any other proteins/rice/etc.

Author: Paula Kiihnl K.

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Fromm Whitefish & potato. My lab had continues ear infections. After many vet visits, meds and diet changes, once he started on this, his ears cleared up within two weeks.

Author: Renee B.

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Asp fresh pet refrigerated chicken for sensitive stomach

Author: Greg R.

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Fromm Whitefish/potato made all the difference in the world for both my labs!

Author: Cindy S.

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American Journey all the wild game and fish food. No chicken. I’ll also use zignature like the kangaroo, fowl, buffalo and fish

Author: Holly C.

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Diamond Natural white fish

Author: Larry K.

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Rachel Ray, Nutrish Limited Ingredient has worked well for my boy.

Author: Stacy A.

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My chocolate lab had sweet potato allergy since she was a pup…then it was yeast years poor girl..then it was a prescription Hills science diet..nowadays its a lot easier to get more natural info on healthy….i used Blue brand for along yellow lab had to go with lamb and rice when she was a puppy then i went and stayed with chicken or turkey

Author: Debbie C.

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