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Cockapoo Puppy poop help!!

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by Cockerpoopup, Apr 5, 2017.


  1. Cockerpoopup

    Cockerpoopup PetForums Newbie

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    We have just brought home our 9 week old cockapoo pup and ever since we brought her home on Saturday her stools have been really runny to the point where we can take really pick them up.
    Should I take her to the vet or does anyone have any tips to harden her stools? She's currently eating wellman James puppy dry food?
    Thanks all x
     
  2. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Did she have that food at the breeders?

    Are you soaking it?
     
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  3. Cockerpoopup

    Cockerpoopup PetForums Newbie

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    We haven't been soaking it... are we meant to??? And yes this is the food she was having at the breeders.
     
  4. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    You don't have to but it makes it easier to digest.

    Did you get instructions from your breeder?

    I wouldn't leave your pup with an upset tum for any longer, pups can dehydrate very quickly
     
  5. Burrowzig

    Burrowzig PetForums VIP

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    You could be over-feeding which causes soft stools, or it could just be the upset of leaving home. Also, a change in the chemical nature of the water can upset the digestion.
     
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    Yes I'd soak her food for a few minutes before you feed her. We were told to by Dillons breeder it makes it easier for them to digest, but if it carrys on I'd speak to your vet, puppies are very fragile and things can go badly very quickly.
     
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