Stools from raw-fed dogs tend to be smaller and firmer, as the dog is absorbing more nutrients from its food. Some dogs will strain slightly at the hard stools. This is acceptable, and even beneficial, as the harder stools help the dog express its anal glands, reducing the likelihood of infection.
There may be some variation in the consistency of your dog’s stool. This is also acceptable, although you should consult with your veterinarian if your dog experiences prolonged diarrhoea (soft stool is not diarrhoea).
You may also occasionally see a film around your dog’s
stool, especially during transition. This is also acceptable as it is
evidence of your dog’s body cleansing and detoxifying itself of harmful
We have created a page on dog poop here that you
should read. As with any change of diet there could be direct effect on
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