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Diarrhea in Puppies: The Scoop on Dog Poop

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Diarrhea in Puppies: The Scoop on Dog Poop

Congratulations— you have a new puppy! But what should you do the first time your bundle of furry love gets sick with something unpleasant like diarrhea or loose stool? While most episodes of gastrointestinal distress are not cause for extreme alarm, there are a few things you can do to help ease the symptoms and make sure your puppy’s long-term health is protected.

Veterinarian, Dr. Michael Sterns will share what symptoms to watch out for, what to expect from your veterinarian and tips to improve your pup’s gut health and digestion.

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Feasting on Feces: Why Does My Dog Eat Poop?

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Feasting on Feces: Why Does My Dog Eat Poop?

Forty-nine percent of all pet dogs will eat poop at some point in their lives. Poop-eating, also known as coprophagy, is usually not well-accepted with the dog’s human family. Theories abound as to why dogs engage in coprophagy, and curiously, it is rarely observed in feral dogs living apart from humans. Dozens of commercial products exist on the market to stop this behavior in our furry friends, but unfortunately few have been shown to be successful.

Here are five possible reasons why we think your pup eats poop:

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