Dealing with your Chihuahua’s food allergies can be beyond frustrating! We asked our 800,000 members Chihuahua community on facebook the following question: “Those of you with Chihuahua 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 Chihuahua’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 Chihuahua with Allergies
We make our own food, very easy to do & do every week roughly in pressure cooker.Skinless boneless chicken, sweet potatoe or regular potato, frozen veggies,
Author: Teri De La C.
Mine is allergic to grains , he eats racheal rays lamb and brown rice and 4 life wet food grain free lamb.
Author: Rhonda B.
our vet put ours on Royal Canin Chihuahua mix but she has many other allergies so she gets a shot every 6 weeks and is so much healthier now.
Author: Randy L.
Kangaroo blend by Zignature is the only thing she can eat.
Author: Nadia W.
Merrick grain free lil plates beef I add pumpkin, kefir, and warm water mash it all up and put in his maze bowl
Author: Stephanie Beck P.
Purina Pro Plan Salmon and Rice small bites.
Author: Debra Stokes A.
I make my Lizzy’s food. Chicken, rice, carrots, green beans, and broccoli. Every three days in a small crock pot. Very easy. Freeze-dried beef livers and chicken for treats. She does so much better on this diet.
Author: Nancy T.
Hills science diet , sensitive skin and stomach for small dogs
Author: Julie G.
Fresh Pet,,,,,,,,,,,stay away from dog foods containing grains
Author: Ronda Boggess J.
Iams lamb and rice that’s what the vet said to put my chi’s on . Most dog food is full of by products
Author: Sharon S.
My last one had seizures. The only thing she got was Purina little bites and a little bit of boiled chicken with each feeding. I took her off any shot but the rabies shot. I kept chemicals (like the exterminator uses) away from her. The last few years I had her she had no seizutes.
Author: Patricia A.
Blue buffalo because he will eat it and actually likes it.
Author: Marilyn E.
Hill’s Science Diet never had any problems. They have wide selection for every need.
Author: Lynn D.
Fresh Pet for small dogs; it was close impossible to find something she would eat!
Author: Patricia F.
Royal Canin Chihuahua brand with the picture of the short hair chihuahua on it, because that’s the only food that my little girl will eat.
Author: Cassandra Y.
I cook chicken.. beef.. rice.. and veggies suck as green beans and sweet potatoes or pumpkin. ( no spices or salt !) a touch of sugar because he drops blood sugar to quickly and I use cinnamon occasionally to reduce inflammation when his arthritis is flared up) I make different combos every week. ( yes he’s spoiled but it has kept him off of Apoquel!!) ￼
Author: Erin G.
Diamond Naturals. Have had multiple dogs with food allergies over the last 20 years, diamond is the highest quality at the best cost without any sort of allergic reaction out of any of my dogs.
Author: Waylon M.
I had my boy on Pedigree. Just depends on your pet & what ailments they have. Good luck with your search.
Author: Laura W.
Zignature’s small bite kangaroo plus a homemade diet
Author: Robin N.
Nature Balance Salmon n rice or potato. No fillers or “meal”
Author: Craig T.