Gunnar is now 15 months old. When we first got him, he was being fed Eukanuba, and I immediately started to give him Canidae. However, he had such loose stools, I thought maybe it was the chicken and switched to Merrick. Loose stools cleared up, and since then, I have switched many times, each food being without chicken. So far, so good. Until now, when I just changed to Sold Gold Hund n Flocken. Although he loves the food, it seems his skin is getting a little flaky by his tail, and he began shedding a lot. We live in upstate NY, so I don't know if it's the change of seasons, or change in food. In the dog food analysis, I always read about Artemis - seems like a good food., but it contains chicken. I wonder if I should give chicken a try again at this stage of the game. I really never knew if Gunnar was allergic, or he was just adjusting to a new home, new food, and that was actually the reason behind the loose stools. Anyone have ideas?? Thanks so much.