Question by Bottom Contributor: Does Nutro Natural Choice dog food soften the stool?
I want to give my dog the best possible dog food, so I’ve switched him back to the Nutro lamb & rice (was eating Iams for a while), but I’m noticing that when he is on the Nutro diet, his stool becomes very soft and makes it impossible to “pick up” after him. Has anyone else had this happen? Any ideas on what to do? I don’t want to switch him back to a lesser dog food just because of this:( Thanks for any helpful advice!
Answer by GSDotch
You shouldn’t base your dog food choice on your dog’s stools. In actuality, if you wanted the best food and the “best” stools, you would switch your dogs to a raw diet.
He may have an allery to something in the Nutro, as it is not “normal” for a dog to have consistently loose stools. He may feel that he has to drink more water to compensate for the kibble. Iams isn’t the best food either, nor is anything you can buy in a regular grocery store.
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