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Hi all -been a long time since I was on here-now have a 3mo old male dk apricot Standard Poodle called Brick-was born 5/10/18 and we picked him up 7/7 from the breeder-she was feeding the litter Wellness grain free puppy 3x/day amts according to package recommendations-all started ok then he had solid poop in the morning and as the day went on it turned mushy/pudding like-took him to my vet on 7/9 and wormed him and put him on Flagyl for 10 days-now we are back to the beginning-Vet recommended rice with food so we r doing that -I've also started giving him pumpkin puree and yogurt frozen treats(make them myself) today and not too much improvement-am calling vet in am for appt-appetite is good and water intake good-was wondering if protein content of food is too rich for him 32% and is his tummy too sensitive
It has been 9 years since we had a puppy in the house so it's like starting all over again! LOL-any advice is greatly appreciated-
PS- he is walked on a leash at all times so doesn't have a chance to get into bad things or our other dog's poop(14yo lab mix)
 

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Try reducing the amount fed for a couple days. If he doesn't gain as expected then try adding a meal rather than increasing the size of the 3 meals. Oddly overfeeding doesn't always result in fat dogs, sometimes it just comes out the other end without getting absorbed properly.
 

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In my experience, Wellness is the worst dry kibble on the market, and we've tried more than a few. Doesn't matter what's on the ingredient list. It's low digestibility, even lower bioavailability, meaning the dog's body can't absorb and use whatever nutrients are supposedly in it. Get rid of the Wellness, and the chronic diarrhea will go away.
 
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