Per My Vet: How Long For Food Allergies Test

Tobermory

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For what it’s worth, my vet said he just returned from a conference and the most recent information about the length of time to feed a single protein to see if a cat’s itchiness is caused by food allergies/sensitivities is 13 weeks. He said 84% will show an improvement after eight weeks but if you continue to feed a single protein for five more weeks, that jumps to more than 90%. I apologized that I can’t remember the latter number but it might have been 96%. I thought I would pass this along for people to keep in mind.
 

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Thanks for that information! I knew it would take a while, but had no idea how long that might be. SO...anywhere from 8-13 weeks.
 

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I thought it was anywhere from 6-12 weeks, so I was not far off...

Thanks for the info!!
Always appreciated..

Currently, we have a cat at the Shelter with food allergies.. good to know!!
 
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