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Old 01-30-2013, 06:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ladies and gents I have a shitty - excuse the pun - question

I used to home-cook for Teddy, but with less and less time on my hands I've been trying out The Honest Kitchen dehydrated food.

Teddy loves the taste, I love the ingredients, but we seem to have a weird situation on our hands. When I home-fed her, she went poop 1 and at most 2 times a day. Now she goes 3 times, in pretty copious amounts. The poop is a good consistency, a good color, there is just so much of it.

I thought perhaps I'm over feeding her, but she only gets 1/4 cup twice daily, and she's 11 pounds. From what I know, if she's pooping that often it usually means that she's not absorbing much from her food.

What do you guys think, is this amount of poop normal or should I look into getting her a different food?
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Old 01-30-2013, 06:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Obi tends to poop more when he gets THK too. I think because it has lots of veggies and lots of fiber!!! As long as its still a good, perfectly firm stool, I wouldn't worry about malabsorption. It's a wonderful food to give especially since your pup actually likes it!
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Same experience. Lot of poop on eating THK. Many people have commented on it!


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THK is known to produce more poops. I have heard from some users that after a while it tapered off, but even THK will tell you that it is not uncommon to have more poop
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I found this chart on a blog, pretty helpful.

Source: http://boogiebt.wordpress.com/2009/09/27/food-and-poop/The Honest Kitchen-imageuploadedbypg-free1359606816.925802.jpg


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Old 01-31-2013, 12:16 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Yup! Bailey poos a lot more on THK as well.
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I love that chart, some great info and they described poops where you can understand it.
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Thank you to everyone for easing my worries


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The chart killed me. I just have to giggle when I think about how much we chat about poop on this forum. I dont know that anyone else would understand the importance of good poop but those here on SM.
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