April 29th, 2007, 08:32 PM
Jags poops are firm again:thumbs up
i feed him some turkey for a few days and the runs.and then i noticed chewing at the paws.so i feed him beef heart for a couple of days then pork.and his stools firmed up.and to make sure it was the turkey.i gave him a turkey turkey neck and the runs again.gave some chicken poops have been firm again.now i just have to ajust is food amount.weighed him by the bathroom scale.same place as alway and he's down 8lbs.so no more turkey which sucks because i can get it for 89 cents a lb.so we will eat all the turkey i bought.it's all in freezer bags.
April 29th, 2007, 10:02 PM
So Turkey is off the menu, at leasst you know what to avoid. Now on with the feasting :highfive:
April 29th, 2007, 10:58 PM
Glad you figured out what his poop problem was. :thumbs up NO turkey for Jag. :)
April 29th, 2007, 11:49 PM
Ya and he loves turkey.he goes at it quicker then chicken.
but we can live with out it.
April 30th, 2007, 12:00 AM
Glad you got it all figured out. Nice to know that Jag is on track again.
April 30th, 2007, 12:22 AM
hopefully it stay's that way.
April 30th, 2007, 07:57 AM
That is great news!!! Something easily fixable:thumbs up
April 30th, 2007, 08:40 AM
told ya! :thumbs up :D
April 30th, 2007, 09:00 AM
That's great news :thumbs up
I find that if you run into trouble with the poops, the best thing is to sometimes just go back to basics and eliminate one thing at a time until you figure out what the culprit is.
By the way, I don't think this means you have to keep Jag off of turkey forever. While he may indeed have an allergy to turkey, you might want to give it a try again in a few months just to make sure. Sometimes it just takes a while for their systems to get fully equipped to digest all kinds of meat. Our pup couldn't handle beef at all for the first 5 months he was on raw...loose, runny poops! We didn't give up though and one day out of the blue he was fine with it. Now he eats it with no issues. Go figure :shrug:
April 30th, 2007, 01:25 PM
now it's just getting the weight back on him.
thats why this board is best TD.the help and the different views and advice.i tell everybody to check it out.:thumbs up
sounds like something to try with the turkey.
we had runs today but the goobers jag and ben were chewing and pulling on some roots:mad: i hate when they do that but there exposing them with the way they got my back yard.:frustrated:
April 30th, 2007, 01:33 PM
try giving jag a teaspoon of coconut oil per day (sold in a jar, thick like shortening and most dogs love licking from the spoon!), that's a few calories. if you're not adverse to some grains, try a frozen bagel as a treat - again lots of calories, dakotah LOVES them... he gets a few per week, sometimes with natural peanut butter. i figure it's about 5% of his diet, so that's still ok. whole-fat yogurt, cottage cheese, whole eggs as treats (even frozen is fun)... you'll figure out with time how much and what he can eat without getting the runs. you will!
ps: red meats are better for putting muscle weight on a dog, so perhapsl less chicken and more beef, pork, venison, etc. ;)
April 30th, 2007, 01:46 PM
i give jag some %100 whole wheat toast with peanut butter.our treat we share after work or bed time snack.we have pork.just need to get some beef.
i'm just glad i found out what was causing it all.