Raw Diet- runny poop! - German Shepherd Dog Forums
 1Likes
  • 1 Post By lhczth
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-03-2016, 05:30 AM Thread Starter
New Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2016
Posts: 1
Question Raw Diet- runny poop!

So we have had Koda for 3 weeks now and when I picked him up he was weaned onto RAW and his poos were fine but within days of been here they turned to runny sloppy mess. I have researched and researched and everything seems to suggest not enough bone or too much food?
I am feeding him 10% of his body weight and going with the 80/10/10?

What am i doing wrong?
Hopek is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-03-2016, 09:33 AM
The Administrator from the Great White North, eh?
 
Castlemaid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Northern British Columbia
Posts: 15,952
It could also be too much variety, too soon. Can you give an example of what you feed in a meal and what you feed per day?

I assume it's 80% mm 10 % bone, and 10% organ meat? I've seen those percentages a lot on this forum lately, but other sources give other ratios - more meaty bones, less straight MM and about 5% organ meat.

Lucia


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Keeta BH, OB1, TR1, AD
Rottweiler/Hairy Dog mix?? 2004-2015
Castlemaid is offline  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-03-2016, 09:52 AM
Knighted Member
 
Momto2GSDs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 3,482
Agree with Castlemaid, but don't forget that you, your home, everyone in it, yard, new noises and routine has been change on the little guy since he was taken away from his mother and siblings and he might just have the runs from stress.

Also, if you are feeding chicken, you may want to cut back on the skin and fat that is on it until his gut straightens out. Then introduce it back in in small amounts.

Are you giving a Digestive Enzyme (helps assimilate food) and Probiotic (adds the "Good Bacteria") ? About 70% of the immune system lies in the gut, so it is important to keep it healthy.

Here are 3 high quality, human ingredient products:
Sunday Sundae (Digestive Enzyme & Pro-Biotic Combo): Sunday-Sundae-12oz
Digest All Plus: (Digestive Enzyme/ProBiotic combo) Wholistic Digest All Plus? - Digestive Support - Canine
Gut Sense: (Pro-Biotic & Pre Biotic): GutSense - certified organic probiotic for dogs

Moms
Momto2GSDs is offline  
 
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-03-2016, 11:10 AM
Administrator & LOTR Addict
 
lhczth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Bloomington, IN, USA
Posts: 17,336
I would also have him checked for internal parasites including coccidia and giardia.
Momto2GSDs likes this.

Lisa Clark

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Vala SchH3 AWD1 FH2 CGC B/HOT, SG1 Deja IPO3 AWD1 KKL1 B/HOT, SG Elena IPO1 AD CGC B/HOT, LB (the ugly little sable) BH B/HOT, Donovan IPO1 TR2 AD, and gone but not forgotten, Nike SchH1 OB1 TR3 AD CGC HOT, Treue SchH3 CD CGC HOT




lhczth is offline  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-03-2016, 11:19 AM
Crowned Member
 
llombardo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Illinois
Posts: 13,659
Mine went through a detox period when I switched them to raw. A lot of paper towels and rug shampoo.

Misty- Samoyed Mix, Tannor- Golden Retriever CGC
Robyn- GSD CGC, TC, Midnite-GSD CGC,TC, Brennan-Golden Retriever CGC, Batman-Husky/Greyhound , Apollo-GSD
llombardo is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome