Changes to Diet New Dog food can irritate the digestive tract. Slowly transition to a new diet by mixing the new food with the old, then increase the amount of new food over a week.
Food Sensitivities Some dogs have trouble digesting certain ingredients such as corn, soy and wheat, and frequently develop upset stomachs. If this occurs, try switching to a mild rice-based diet.
Table Scraps A dog’s digestive tract is designed to digest and absorb specific nutrients. Some table scraps can be harmful. Avoid giving spicy, salty and heavily processed foods. Never give a dog chocolate, grapes, raisins, onion or garlic.
Parasites Parasites can be detrimental to your dog’s digestive health, resulting in debilitation, malnourishment, weight loss and irritation. Maintain a good de-worming program.
Dealing with Occasional Diarrhea? Supplementing with Bio-Sponge® will help adsorb and/or neutralize pathogenic compounds associated with intestinal disturbances in adult dogs and puppies. Keeping a supply of Bio-Sponge® on-hand ensures you will be ready if an issue occurs. Bio-Sponge® Powder can be mixed in with your dog’s food. Bio-Sponge® Paste is available in syringes for easy feeding directly to your dog.
Supporting Long-Term Digestive Health in Your Dog Support your dog’s long-term digestive help by feeding a supplement with Omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber, such as Platinum Performance® Canine or Platinum Performance® Canine CJ.