Originally Posted by Ken Clean-Air System
Well, I certainly wouldn't consider myself an expert by any stretch, but if they had been doing well on the same food up until recently then I may consider something other than the food being the issue. It would be odd for two dogs to develop an ingredient sensitivity at the same time, though I suppose it could be possible. Has anything else changed since they started having problems? Less exercise, some new stress, eating something outdoors that perhaps has upset their stomachs?
Maybe try adding a spoonful of pumpkin to their meals and see if that helps. You might try cutting portion size back a bit too. Over feeding can cause loose stools as well. As long as it isn't full diarrhea I wouldn't worry too much. If it doesn't pass by the time you're getting close to the end of the current bag then maybe look at switching foods again.
They get the smallest portion allowed per the bag and most of the time they don't finish that. There is a dog that has been coming around and using my dogs potty area(private property and another battle), I wonder if that dog might have something and now my dogs got it? I'm sure they have sniffed his poop and pee...in fact it was driving my dogs nuts. All they do is sniff when we go outside now
We also have geese but I'm careful and make sure they don't eat that poop, they aren't big on eating stuff, but they do sniff lots. And the two dogs with the problem are the sniffers. I'm sure my oldest one has done some sniffing and she had loose poop last week, which is odd because she never has loose poop...Maybe it is the other dog? Which worms can be contracted by just sniffing? And all of this started right about the same time that I caught creepy guy on my property letting his dog go to the bathroom.
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Last edited by llombardo; 03-03-2013 at 10:51 AM.