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If I Feed My Dog Less Will He Poop Less

Foods that will make my dogs poop less?

Make sure they're both on a quality diet. Avoid substandard brands such as Iams, Purina, Pedigree, Eukanuba, Science Diet, so on and so forth. Since they're both adults, you may want to consider switching to a grain-free kibble such as Innova EVO or Orijen. (Of course, going raw would be even more ideal.) Although there are exceptions, dogs on grain-free diets seem to typically have fewer bowel movements, and firm stools when they do. When you switch, make sure you do so gradually over a period of two weeks, however. It can take awhile for a dog to adjust to a new diet.

As for how often you should feed them, your mom is completely correct. Boxers, along with many other breeds, are prone to something called bloat. Bloat can be caused by many things, but one known cause is basically eating too much at once, so it's advisable to feed multiple small meals rather than one large meal. Here's more info about Boxers and bloat:
http://www.boxerrescue.com/bloat.htm

What food will help my dogs poop be less smelly?

Raw will do wonders for your dog's health.

I fed my pup raw, then a 35 lb bag of grain-free kibble, then back to raw. The results were immediate and vibrant:

~ On kibble, my pup passed wind constantly, and pooped frequently throughout the day, and both smelled to high Heaven - I'm talking clear a room. His stools were never solid, they were always a bit mushy and a light color. And this was good quality kibble!

~ On raw, he did not pass wind - or if he did I couldn't smell it - and his bowel movements became less frequent, in addition to hardening up and becoming smaller. I literally could not smell his stools - only when I bent to pick them up could I smell a faint odor, the odor smelling more like wet earth and . . . . natural, for lack of a better word. It was never a 'poop' smell.

What dog food brand cause less poop?

Raw diets need to be supplemented with vitamins and minerals if you are going to go that route, but regular dog food is great for most dogs. If you have been feeding a premium/natural dog food before you switched to organic you most likely will not see a decrease in stool size or times gone daily. But if you were on a low quality food like Purina Dog Food or Science Diet you would see a decrease when you switch to a premium food. Organic foods are good because you can almost guarantee that the products are natural and raised/grown correctly. If you don't want to pay for that Organic label, go with a holistic food, it'll save you some money and be just as natural and good for your dog. I advise feeding regular kibble because they are balanced for your dog already...but you have to feed a good quality one!

Is there a dog food that will make my dog poop less?

What breed do you have? Just curious...

Ok, please do Not take this personally, it has nothing to do with you, but to the advertisements that fool you and many others.

Walmart sells crap of most everything. Their brand ol'roy is crappy and all pet food at walmart is most likely worse than grocery store brand dog food, not that grocery store sold foods are that much better because they arent.

Now take it personally:

I dont know if changing food will change the amount of time your dog goes, but it is worth a try.

A few foods you may want to look into are wellness core, evo, taste of the wild, solid gold barking at the moon, and other grain free foods.
Here is a comprehensive list of foods and most 6 rated foods are grain free if not all of them: www.dogfoodanalysis.com

Here is a good dog food site that can help you with what to avoid in dog food:
www.dogfoodproject.com and what you are really spending buying the "cheap" foods vs the high quality foods.

Notice I did not say expensive, not all high quality is expensive, actually none of it turns out to be in the long run. I didnt say expensive because expensive doesnt mean quality. For example, Science Diet is extremely expensive yet you only get the quality of ol'roy. It is esentially crap for the high price of canidae.

On that note: I feed raw and highly suggest looking into it. Not pre-made raw either, homemade, prey model or barf raw feeding. It is cheaper that way because you can stay under a dollar per pound. And as a raw feeder, my great danes poops are smaller than the labs and jack russells at the dog park.
If you are interested in raw feeding, look at these sites and dog forum.
www.rawfed.com/myths
www.rawlearning.com
www.rawmeatybones.com
www.bigdogsporch.com(forum experienced with raw feeding).

My dog eats his poop...?

Alot of younger dogs tend to do that. Personally, I've had this problem twice, of course, we took our dog's to the Vet and they told us that it is very common. We quickly changed our dog's diet, and that helped very fast. Yes, the Pineapple trick does work. We also tried that, but it's best to use one you cut yourself for the Pineapple chunks you buy in can's contain so much contamination. I wish you the best of luck.

If I feed my teacup yorkie less will he stay small?

The best thing to do here is to have you picture your dog as if it were a human newborn baby. How many times a day do you feed a growing newborn? Many! Would you not feed a baby if it needed to eat, just because you like small babies?

If your dog is a true teacup. It will not grow more than a teacup size no matter how much you feed it. Though puppy mills are calling everything a teacup now day's because they know after you fall in love you will not return it because it is actually regular Yorkie.

Feed your dog like your suppose to if you care about it's health and not just it's size. Remember this pup is only 8wks old, it is used to being feed by it's mother when it's hungry. The poor thing is so malnourished it's eating it's poo. When you do feed your pup, you give it the crappiest dog food, with the least nutrition. Old Roy is just Fillers or inert ingredients, no nutrition.

Try dry puppy food like Pro plan that doesn't have all the cheep fillers or inert ingredients that don't provide any nutrition. Look for a dry food for small toy dogs and add plain rice and plain boneless chicken to the kibble along with evaporated milk since your dog is a very small growing pup.

You should be more worried about the health of your pup than it's size.

Is it true that the better the dog food, the less they poop?

Raw diets need to be supplemented with vitamins and minerals if you are going to go that route, but regular dog food is great for most dogs. If you have been feeding a premium/natural dog food before you switched to organic you most likely will not see a decrease in stool size or times gone daily. But if you were on a low quality food like Purina Dog Food or Science Diet you would see a decrease when you switch to a premium food. Organic foods are good because you can almost guarantee that the products are natural and raised/grown correctly. If you don't want to pay for that Organic label, go with a holistic food, it'll save you some money and be just as natural and good for your dog. I advise feeding regular kibble because they are balanced for your dog already...but you have to feed a good quality one!

You're probably feeding her cheap dog food that contains a lot of grains, especially corn meal. This is bad for dogs, and tends to irritate the digestive tract and cause loose stools. Your dog is pooping out a lot because her diet contains a lot of stuff her body can't use.Look for a dog food that does not contain corn (especially) or wheat. You have to actually read the ingredients list, because something called "Lamb and Rice Formula" is probably still mostly processed corn meal. I feed my dog a formula that contains only one grain, rice (which is much easier on the digestion), and the rest is primarily meat. These foods are more expensive, but, as a responsible pet owner, you don't want to feed your dog cheap crap any more than you yourself want to eat cheap crap. Another thing to do, if you don't already, is to schedule your dog's poop by scheduling feedings. Instead of leaving a bowl of food down, feed your dog twice a day at regular times. This will make your dog's bathroom habits more predictable.Also, rent a carpet shampooer and use a concentrated pet odor removing formula to make sure you've gotten those smells out of your carpet. Dogs will return to poop in the places that have a poop smell, so you need to get rid of that smell or she will continue to go there, even if she poops less often.

Why is my dog eating poop?

It is a common thing for dogs and puppies
There is an array of causes for coprophagy and the solution will vary depending on the cause:

Nutritional deficiencies can trigger a dog to eat feces. Dogs who are attracted to the feces of herbivores are often deficient in vitamin B, for instance. This can result from intestinal mal-absorption disorders, malnutrition and parasite infestations. So in many cases, providing a multi-vitamin supplement and a healthy diet, with fresh food components can help lessen the urge to eat stools.
Puppies often tend to develop this habit and many researchers believe that this is the result of experimentation due to natural puppy curiosity. Others believe that when the puppy’s rapid rate of growth requires more vitamins and minerals than are contained in the dog’s diet, he will seek out alternate sources of nutrition. In many cases, vitamin supplementation, combined with behavior modification efforts can resolve this issue.
Female dogs, particularly pregnant bitches, mothers with puppies and un-spayed females in heat, are prone to coprophagy. This is due to an instinctual maternal urge to hide the puppies from predators and eating their feces is one way to conceal the puppies’ existence. Therefore, the mother may eat the feces of her puppies, or even housemates in the case of a dog without puppies. Behavioral modification training is most often effective with these cases.
Stress and anxiety is known to trigger coprophagy. In situations of stress, many dogs tend to be more prone to exhibit this behavior, and if a dog has previously dealt with coprophagy, the behavior is more likely to resurface during a period of anxiety or stress. For cases such as these, behavioral modification techniques tend to be most effective in treating this problem.
Improper discipline can lead to coprophagy as well. Behaviorists have found that dogs who have been subject to improper discipline techniques concerning bathroom habits can lead an animal to believe that defecating is inappropriate, and therefore, they will eat their feces in order to avoid discipline. Utilizing proper bathroom training techniques is vital to avoid complications such as this.

Look here if you want to know how to stop him from eating it.
http://www.dog-obedience-training-review.com/stop-dogs-eating-dog-poop.html