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my dogs stool is very hard. what can i do to soften

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my dog's stool is very hard. what can i do to soften it

Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Jane Lefler replied 9 years ago.

If your dog is experiencing constipation on a regular basis you should add roughage to his diet such as canned pumpkin (not pie filling kind). A spoon full on the dog's food should keep his bowels hydrated and his feces soft enough to pass. Other fiber such as metamucil will also work, though pumpkin seems to be one of the favorite methods.

Hope this helps.

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