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I was wondering if any of you have had any digestive issues with your pitties? I'm currently have (been having) an issue with my pit mix with vomiting and also when he goes to poop it is at times like a raspberry jam, not regular poop. I have brought him multiple times to the vet and have done all different types of stool panels, blood panels and an ultrasound and nothing seems to be popping up. They even changed him to an prescription GI food by Royal Canine but still continues. Just yesterday I brought him to an internal medicine vet and they are not moving him to an hydrolyzed diet, but if this does not work then I have to go further with a dog colonoscopy which even if that they might not find anything. It just seems he has a very sensitive stomach. I was wondering if any of you have experienced this issue with your dogs or know someone that has.
 

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What were you feeding previously?
I'm definitely not a fan of those prescription diets, no food in that food.馃槼
Are you using the kibble or canned...the canned version is usually a little better.
My friends Pittie has a very sensitive system and has allergies. I'll find out what she feeds.
 

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What were you feeding previously?
I'm definitely not a fan of those prescription diets, no food in that food.馃槼
Are you using the kibble or canned...the canned version is usually a little better.
My friends Pittie has a very sensitive system and has allergies. I'll find out what she feeds.
Originally he was on blue buffalo adult when it started happening. Then was going back an forth to the vet and then that's when they prescribed him to a GI prescription food which was the Royal Canine brand which was the kibble.

Today I just went and brought him the fresh pet food to see if that will help better. I do know his dads mom was allergic to chicken but his father and mother were not. also, his other sibling does have a sensitive stomach and they ended up putting them on the sensitive stomach food but got sick.
 

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Hello all,

I was wondering if any of you have had any digestive issues with your pitties? I'm currently have (been having) an issue with my pit mix with vomiting and also when he goes to poop it is at times like a raspberry jam, not regular poop. I have brought him multiple times to the vet and have done all different types of stool panels, blood panels and an ultrasound and nothing seems to be popping up. They even changed him to an prescription GI food by Royal Canine but still continues. Just yesterday I brought him to an internal medicine vet and they are not moving him to an hydrolyzed diet, but if this does not work then I have to go further with a dog colonoscopy which even if that they might not find anything. It just seems he has a very sensitive stomach. I was wondering if any of you have experienced this issue with your dogs or know someone that has.
I'm no doc/vet pro. Been breeding dogs for over 20 plus years. My new option i used is sweet potatoes with seamoss gel. my puppies are fed seamoss gel... all my Animals. Seamoss gel.
 

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Hope the Fresh Pet helps. One of my crew is on it as it is best with her acid reflux.
Hope to get another on it if I can get her anal glands under control. She's currently on a high fiber kibble.
I used FP before with dogs and various issues, always had good luck with it.
Keep us posted and hope to see pics.

Oh, and read labels if you want to avoid chicken. There are different lines of FP, the ones at the grocery stores, even if it says beef, will contain chicken. The Vital at PetCo is upfront about the proteins. They have another line I am not familiar with, can't remember the name of that one.
 

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The first thing you need to do is stop rotating food without slow transitions because doing that you won't see an solidification for a very long while. Get a good probiotic. I use probios for daily dosing and fortiflora in extreme situations like yours. I also use either pumpkin, or Fruitables Digestive Aid. Rack and stack it until things get solid. You should see a change within a week and full normal poops in about two weeks.
 

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Hope the Fresh Pet helps. One of my crew is on it as it is best with her acid reflux.
Hope to get another on it if I can get her anal glands under control. She's currently on a high fiber kibble.
I used FP before with dogs and various issues, always had good luck with it.
Keep us posted and hope to see pics.

Oh, and read labels if you want to avoid chicken. There are different lines of FP, the ones at the grocery stores, even if it says beef, will contain chicken. The Vital at PetCo is upfront about the proteins. They have another line I am not familiar with, can't remember the name of that one.
The first thing you need to do is stop rotating food without slow transitions because doing that you won't see an solidification for a very long while. Get a good probiotic. I use probios for daily dosing and fortiflora in extreme situations like yours. I also use either pumpkin, or Fruitables Digestive Aid. Rack and stack it until things get solid. You should see a change within a week and full normal poops in about two weeks.
I always and have in the past always slow transition into new foods. Only had to switch foods because the vet was prescribing him to a GI food instead of what he was on which was blue buffalo and was on that from 2 months till he was about 7month when I transitioned him from puppy to adult (slowly).

He just started a probiotic which I got on the Chewy site which is the Proviable paste and capsules which he just started to take. Then I'm now slowly transitioning him to a Hydrolyzed protein food as what the vet recommended on Tuesday when I went and saw an internal med. vet. Hoping to see results in the next coming weeks. Also, I'm going to get an allergy test as well.
 

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For dogs with OUT issues, I find slow transition between foods unnecessary.
Again, dogs with no issues.
I regularly switch up foods. Willow and Conner usually have about three different kibbles on rotation. Found a new one today.

When going between quality foods, or if just using cheap foods, no need.
Switching from cheap foods to quality foods (or vise versa), then you should transition.
The exception to that would be if going from any kibble to raw, just switch. This I have learned from experience.

Hope your boy finds a solution soon.
 
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