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Old 12-19-2012, 12:16 PM   #11 (permalink)
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How much does Boo eat? Mine eat Fromm and before I cut down on the amount it seemed like someone was always pooping. Now mine go two or three times a day.

I have a 250ML bowl and I fill it to the top almost.... he eats 2 times a day! I'm going to try taking away the biscuits from petsmart and only give fruitables to see if it's the treat problem.
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:18 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I was gonna say the same thing. Could be quantity also.


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But I been feeding him the same amount for the longest time! Wouldn't it be hard to feed them less cause he will be hungry? But even Nutro food and now Fromm, he poo's the same amount, so I'm not too sure whats causing so much poop!
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:19 PM   #13 (permalink)
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It sounds like your feeding too much food. Isn't 250 ml over a cup of food. You said you feed that twice a day. That is a lot. I am sure the treats contribute to the extra pooping also.
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250ml of Fromm twice per day? that's like 2 cups of food per day!!! Im not sure how big Boo is, but my pup only eats1/2 cup per day TOTAL split into two meals (he is 1.5 years old though and 5.8 pounds). Obi poops 2-3 times per day.

It could be the quantity plus all the extra treats he is getting. Also, are you free feeding? you can do scheduled feeding twice a day at this age to have more predictable poops.
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:51 PM   #15 (permalink)
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250ml of Fromm twice per day? that's like 2 cups of food per day!!! Im not sure how big Boo is, but my pup only eats1/2 cup per day TOTAL split into two meals (he is 1.5 years old though and 5.8 pounds). Obi poops 2-3 times per day.

It could be the quantity plus all the extra treats he is getting. Also, are you free feeding? you can do scheduled feeding twice a day at this age to have more predictable poops.

Boo is 8 or 9 lbs, wow maybe I'm feeding too much! I guess I will start cutting down. I don't free feed, I take away the bowl or whatever he can't eat!
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Boo is 8 or 9 lbs, wow maybe I'm feeding too much! I guess I will start cutting down. I don't free feed, I take away the bowl or whatever he can't eat!
I'd check and feel his ribs and see if you feel if he's getting chubby Puppies usually eat more due to higher caloric demands but I would cut down if he is getting a bit on the chubby side.
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Shirley, as I posted earlier I think that is too much food. Most only feed 1/4 cup of food twice a day. Your feeding him over two cups a day and then treats. That is why he poops so much. I would definately cut it down.
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Also take away the petsmart treats unless the ingredients and everything make it sound nutritious. Definitely reduce quantity of Fromm, but since you think the treats might not be too nutritious, taking them away will be good.
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What are the feeding guidelines on the bag??


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Old 12-19-2012, 01:40 PM   #20 (permalink)
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That's a lot of food even for 8 or 9 pounds. Violet should weigh 8 she was up a pound, she eats 2/3 c a day, same with 11 pound Hardy. Dewey and Laurel eat 1/2 c a day. Each is divided into two meals.
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