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A few weeks ago we switched Loki over from Blue Buffalo to Origen .... last week everything was normal, poops were solid, regular etc. He was REALLY smelly and everyone here and everything I read said to try yogurt ... so I did, and since sunday his poops have gotten progressively more runny to the point today he had full blown diarrhea (but no farts!) .... Nothing else has changed in his diet ... 2/3 cup kibble 1/4 apple and a bit of cucumber .... now I add 2 teaspoons of pro-biotic plain yogurt .

Should I wait a few more days to see if things work out? Any ideas what could be happening ... will this require a vet visit?

I should also note ... his behaviour, routine etc have not changed at all ....
 

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You may be feeding to much. Orijen is very caloric so you'll probably need to be feeding less than you were of Blue Buffalo. He might also be still transitioning. I would feed a little less and wait it out a bit longer.
 

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We had a similar problem, she never went to full blown diarrhea, and she had a TON of gas, and it was rancid. Tried ACANA, same thing (same company I believe) We also met a Rottie puppy who was on ACANA who had constant bad gas. I'm no expert at all, but from what I'm seeing, its just not right for some dogs. Our vet tried to get us to go back to Science Diet, when Caeda had the soft stools and gas, we didn't want to, and his general verdict was that if there is excessive gas and loose stool, its the wrong food for the dog. Sounded like good advice to me. We've got Caeda on Natural Balance Limited Ingredient and the gas is 99% gone, stools are good.
I personally would try a different food.
 

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Some dogs can't handle dairy products, like some humans. If the diarrhea only started after adding yogurt I would cut the yogurt for a few days and see if things go back to normal. Dog farts aren't fun but long term diarrhea is more of a threat due to dehydration.
 

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Some dogs can't handle dairy products, like some humans. If the diarrhea only started after adding yogurt I would cut the yogurt for a few days and see if things go back to normal. Dog farts aren't fun but long term diarrhea is more of a threat due to dehydration.
Katie can't have dairy. She loves yogurt and cheese, but they just don't agree with her. I'd eliminate the yogurt but keep the food and see what happens.
 

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I was thinking all the same things. At first I cut down on the amount .... Last night, I didnt put anything in his kibble (mostly because I got him a new feeder toy! ) And this morning his poop was solid. I'm on the track of it's the yogurt ... *sigh* you are right a stinky puppy is better than a sick puppy ... Our vet told us to put him on a prescription diet which I am reluctant to do because he is so young ... and its just farts.
 
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