Type of dry food

I have rescued a Pyrenees that has developed a very loose stool and after deworming and a course of antibiotics it is still loose.
The next trial is amount of dry dog food per day, then what type is best for him.
At present he's on Authority Puppy and was doing well.
Any good suggestions?
Thanks Graham

Comments for Type of dry food

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Feb 05, 2016
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Food
by: Donna

Many of us feed raw diet. Kibble is a very processed food.

If you are interested:

http://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/starting-puppy-on-raw-diet/

http://www.rawfeddogs.org/rawguide.html

That doesn't solve your present issue. It could be anything.

That said, have you tried boiled hamburger with rice for a few days? Try this. Boil the burger and drain it to get rid of grease. Mix with more rice than burger at the start and gradually increase the rice. Also try adding a couple of tbsp. of pure pumpkin. Not pie filling.

If none of this works, it's time for some more testing.

Here is some good information for you:

http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2012/03/26/dealing-with-dog-diarrhea.aspx

Feb 05, 2016
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Stool
by: Anonyymous

Have you had a stool sample check for parasites? If the puppy has giardia or cocsiddia a wormer will not take it out. Also make sure the food you are using is grain free and especially corn free. As for me, I have had a lot of luck with taste of the wild bison flavor as my base and I add 13 ounces of white meat chicken. Good luck.

Feb 27, 2016
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Dog food that worked for me
by: Michelle

I go to Petsmart and they will return any item that is open and eaten. We finally decided on Blue Buffalo large breed sensitive stomach for Russell. No more loose stools. On saturday, he sits by the stove and wants a scrambled egg on top. Weird.

He gets no treats (doesn't care for them) and this solved the problem.
Blue Buffalo has coupons at the register at times.
He is not a big eater but I divide the food up for breakfast and dinner. It took him a long time to let us watch him eat. We would have to leave the room for him to eat. Sometimes, I would let him out and he would just eat his meal on the porch. It has taken us 5 months to sort out his quirks but he is totally worth it.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Great Pyrenees Questions.








Breaking News

  1. Padded martingale harness?

    Mar 30, 17 05:20 AM

    I am looking for a padded martingale harness for my great pyr who pulls while walking. Any suggestions?

    Read More

  2. Puppy Weight

    Mar 29, 17 12:35 PM

    My Pyrenees puppy was gaining roughly 1/2 lb a day until 11 weeks of age. She has grown in the last week and a half, I can see that, but she hasn't gained

    Read More

  3. Milo and when I whistle

    Mar 27, 17 06:18 PM

    Milo heard whistling on Andy Griffith tv show. Milo may have been taught to bark horribly and most ferociously deep and scary loud . He heard whistling

    Read More

  4. Milos fluffy undercoat disappeared

    Mar 26, 17 12:47 PM

    Milos fur has changed his soft fluffy undercoat fell out in great clumps and sheets it is just gone. Is this usual ? . It is march here in northern

    Read More

  5. Mia and Spy - Foster home needed

    Mar 24, 17 01:56 PM

    We are looking for a foster home for Mia and Spy. They are five years old. Mia is the all white one. Spy has the dark face. They were adopted at 10 months

    Read More

  6. Weight of Pyr

    Mar 24, 17 11:17 AM

    How heavy are full grown pyrenees

    Read More

  7. My great Pyrenees

    Mar 22, 17 05:49 AM

    I just got a 2yr old great Pyrenees yesterday and we've noticed that when she eats her food she will start whimpering like in pain and walk away whimpering.

    Read More

  8. Should you allow a female in heat roam the pasture

    Mar 21, 17 11:26 AM

    We have a Pyrenees female, 11 months old and it’s her first time in heat. We just got her so she is still getting used to the new surroundings and livestock

    Read More