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Why does my dog have smelly green poop

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Why does my dog have smelly green poop?

Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Jane Lefler replied 10 years ago.

Your dog's stoll can be green for a few different reasons. It's possible the dog ate something that contained food coloring it could cause it to turn green. One example would be green dog treats. However, a green stool can indicate that food is passing through the intestinal tract too fast. Problems with the liver, gall bladder or even pancreas can cause this condition.

If his stool continues to be greenish in color or he develops diarrhea, you should have him checked by your vet.