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03-21-2014 06:42 PM
sembry Yup that's what I got yesterday and she did fine with those and that's what I'm sticking with from now on!

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03-19-2014 02:26 PM
katdog5911 Just started raw not long ago too. Never had to deal with diarrhea at all.

I bought the sardines from Canada and my girl gobbled them up. I noticed a lot of canned sardines were from all over the place. I just figured Canada might be safer.
03-18-2014 11:56 PM
sembry Thanks onyx'girl I'm looking into getting some fresh or frozen sardines locally just gotta find a local source reasonably priced!

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03-18-2014 11:34 PM
onyx'girl I'd go with 2 meals a day...sometimes the larger portions are harder to digest than smaller, especially during the transition phase. Mackarel is usually packed in China or Taiwan. I'm really leary of feeding fish from those countries. Sardines that are canned in Canada(Brunswick brand) may be a better option? I'm a bit paranoid when it comes to fish and the farmed stuff is not worth feeding at all.
03-18-2014 11:32 PM
sembry I just stalked my girl going poo and good news she had a couple solid nuggets and the first few were mucus/snotty looking but the last couple were solid. Maybe just something I gave her I'm gonna stick with just chicken for a couple more weeks to make sure I didn't add too much too fast!!

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03-18-2014 11:28 PM
sembry She eats once a day at night and has the diarrhea sometime during the day. I may have added too much too soon. Going to backoff to just chicken again and see if that helps. I did give her some canned chub mackerel in Sunday night??

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03-18-2014 11:18 PM
GADDYHAUS SHEPHERDS Both my Shepherds, my golden and my pomeranian did the same thing when we switched them over. You would have thought they were dying. Layed around threw up yellow sputem, explosive water butt. We had actually mixed in two much new raw meats to soon. We went back to straight chicken thighs and the problem got better. One day they all sat up and acted like brand new dogs.
03-18-2014 11:13 PM
onyx'girl When and what did she eat last? Could be a blockage?

I would rest her gut for 24 hours(limit water intake to small amounts) and get some slippery elm bark capsules. After the fast, start a bland diet of cooked burger or chicken and double boiled rice, canned pure pumpkin. Give 2 caps of the SE mixed into a spoonful of yogurt, cooked scrambled egg or pumkin a half hour before you feed...do that for several meals. Consult your vet, but be warned they will probably blame the diet for the gut issue. I'd not start back on raw for a few days after being on the bland diet.
Also make sure you aren't over feeding and that you are feeding a good balance of meat/bone/organ(but not much organ!)
03-18-2014 11:00 PM
my boy diesel no not normal at all
03-18-2014 10:55 PM
llombardo Icky poop can be so many things. If it's never happened before then I would at least call the vet and make sure there is water available so she doesn't dehydrate.
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