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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-15-2014, 04:30 PM Thread Starter
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11 weeks old puppy need some advice on food

Just got my 11 week old puppy Riley a few days ago, the breeder gave me a small bag of the Purina puppy chow he started eating so I went ahead and bought a bag of Purina puppy chow. He's been doing good in his new home, his stool has been milk shake looking. Does anyone recommend any specific puppy food that's better for his stomach? Or is this just a normal thing they go through since they are getting used to eating solids. He seems good full of energy, good appetite for both food and water. Any advice is greatly apreciated since this Is my first GSD puppy. I didn't wanna change up the food on him hoping that he getting more used to it as the days go by.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-15-2014, 08:13 PM
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well as you said in your post milkshake looking give unsweetened yogurt add water to dilute the yogurt and ishapgol husk to it or give it two bananas

it really works pretty well
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-15-2014, 08:28 PM
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how much are you feeding him? same amount as breeder?

I would take a stool sample to the vet, could be parasites, giardia. I'd start with the vet and go from there

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I bought him a bowl and I usually give him about 2 handfuls I'm not exactly sure how much the breder was feeding him.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-16-2014, 10:17 AM
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Usually at 11 weeks 3/4-1 cup 3times a day. I would bring a stool sample to vet. Could also just be change in environment causing stool issues. My pup was same way and stool sample was fine. Pure pumpkin a teaspoon each meal helped firm her up
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-16-2014, 10:20 AM
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We had a foster with a stool like that and it was giardia, even though they told us going in the dog had been tested. Do you plan to keep him on Purina?
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