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    loose or semi loose stool, problems

    Hello, our longhaired Chihuahua, Papillion mix Jake, does not seem to be able to product a hard stool it is always loose or semi loose stool, we have changed his food many times with no real results what can we do for this problem.

    Thank you, any help is much appreciated and Jake thanks you too.

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    Re: loose or semi loose stool, problems

    When you change foods are you giving him enough time to get adjusted? Try adding a bit of plain yogurt to his food. Plain, not vanilla! It works for us!

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    Re: loose or semi loose stool, problems

    You might be changing foods too often. You need to try one and stick with it for quite awhile.

    What foods have you/are you trying?
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    Re: loose or semi loose stool, problems

    Quote Originally Posted by doxiemommy View Post
    When you change foods are you giving him enough time to get adjusted? Try adding a bit of plain yogurt to his food. Plain, not vanilla! It works for us!
    We give him about a month or so to adjust but, thank you that plain yogurt advice will try that works for humans works for dogs right.

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    Re: loose or semi loose stool, problems

    Thanks for the reply and that might be some of the problem the dog food we buy for him is not always top shelf and we give him about a month or so between dog food before changing it and it mostly dry food seems can wet foods make the problem worse.

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    Re: loose or semi loose stool, problems

    if it's not the food has he been tested for parasites?

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    Re: loose or semi loose stool, problems

    Thanks for the reply,we deworm all three of our dogs with over the counter medications better regularly but they all are inside outside dogs.

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    Re: loose or semi loose stool, problems

    Do you think it could be inflammatory bowel disease http://www.peteducation.com/article....2+1571&aid=305

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    Re: loose or semi loose stool, problems

    there are other parasite that can cause diarrea such as giardia and coccidia. these can be found by testing a fecal sample.

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