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My 2 year old male loves to eat so he's not a picky eater at all, but he cant stomach a lot of foods. His poop is best on pro plan sport dog 30/20, but it makes him smell really bad even after baths. Ive switched from wellness simple, the vet brand, merrick, and grain free proplan. Im not too sure on trying too many different dog foods, but any suggestions to a sensitive stomach dog to make his poop firm and make him smell better? Thanks!
 

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You may want to try a "limited diet, ONE protein" kibble for a while to see if it makes a difference with his sensitivities.

This INCLUDES his TREATS :wink2:


INSTINCT (use to be known by Nature's Variety) makes a Limited Duck that might work for him. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Duck is a "cooling" food to the body and since he seems to have inflammation, this may help. It also contains Montmorillonite Clay which can help firm up stools and has detoxing properties.

You can get it at petsmart, petco, pet supply plus or internet.

Kibble:
https://www.instinctpetfood.com/dogs/limited-ingredient-diet/instinct-limited-ingredient-diet-grain-free-recipe-real-duck
Treats:
https://www.instinctpetfood.com/dogs/raw-boost/instinct-raw-boost-minis-dogs-duck


Store locator: https://www.instinctpetfood.com/store-locator


INSTINCT Limited Ingredient DUCK Ingredients:

Duck Meal, Peas, Tapioca, Canola Oil (preserved with Mixed Tocopherols and Citric Acid), Duck, Montmorillonite Clay, Natural Flavor, Coconut Oil, Choline Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate, Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Biotin), Salt, Minerals (Zinc Proteinate, Iron Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Sodium Selenite, Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide), Freeze Dried Duck (including Freeze Dried Ground Duck Bone), Pumpkinseeds, Rosemary Extract.


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If your budget would allow, The Honest Kitchen Dehydrated Food - Limited Ingredients. It's a little pricey because it is all human grade ingredients and you feed more of this food because it is dehydrated not kibble.

Food: https://www.thehonestkitchen.com/dehydrated-limited-ingredient-duck-dog-food
Treats: The Honest Kitchen Nuzzles Duck Treats: https://www.thehonestkitchen.com/nuzzles
Store locator: https://www.thehonestkitchen.com/find-a-store


I would also suggest a high quality Digestive Enzyme (helps to assimilate food) & a ProBiotic (keeps the "good" bacteria in the gut) for this dog. Since about 75% of the immune system lies in the gut (immune system helps fight allergens and MANY other things) it is very important to keep it healthy.

Below are Human Ingredient Products made for dogs:
Sunday Sundae https://feedsentials.com/sundaysundae (click on the email to order)
Gut Sense http://dr-dobias-natural-healing-usa...ducts/gutsense
Digest All Plus: https://www.thewholisticpet.com/dog/supplements/digestion/wholistic-digest-all-plustm.html
Animal Essentials: Plant Enzyme w/ Probiotics 3.5 oz 100 gm - Animal Essentials





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Thanks a bunch! I'm going to try out instinct and see how that goes with him! From everything I've seen, the food seems really good!
 

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Don't forget the Probiotic/Digestive Enzyme too!
THAT will help his gut more than anything else! :wink2:

Good Luck and keep us posted!
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Have you tried raw green tripe? This has worked for many of my dogs when their stomachs were upset. You can order it frozen at www.greentripe.com

Feed it raw and if you are not familiar with it, it smells strongly like a cow barn so thaw it in the garage or barn. My dogs eat it (outside in the yard, rain or shine) about twice a week.
 

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Has anybody had any luck using Royal Canin?

My pup is 13 months and we are struggling to firm up his poop and gaining weight as well.


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