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My terrier was diagnosed with CRF August 2010 and the vet recommended this product, but said that my dog may not like the taste - this is not the case! He is very fussy about his food, but the powder doesn't affect this. It seems to be working as we're keeping his weight stable.
Having a cat with CRF that refuses to eat renal food (except for Purina N/F dry), this has helped a great deal. I have tried the newer type of phosphorus binders but he refuses to eat food with it mixed in. I have been using this for around 2 years now along with Benazecare (similar to Fortekor but easier to give as the pills are tiny) and he seems to be doing well. He was diagnosed nearly 5 years ago so something must be working for him.