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Old 02-02-2013, 03:06 PM
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For an older dog i would consider adding some digestive enzymes to help....prozyme is good
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Old 02-02-2013, 09:53 PM
Location: Northern California
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One of our dogs gets the Kirkland chicken and rice food. It's been great for him. The other dog has some food allergies and issues maintaining a good weight so he is on a non-Costco food that seems to be helping. Unfortunately the Kirkland lamb and rice contains stuff he is allergic to, and the Nature's Domain salmon food is good for the allergies but a little rich for him to eat all the time.

Bloating, runny stools, and gas can mean general digestive issues but if it is paired with any obsessive paw licking, ear scratching, or general itchiness it could also be an allergy issue. Switching to a food without chicken (the main allergen issue for our dog) almost completely eliminated stinky gas and runny stools.
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Old 02-03-2013, 01:41 AM
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Please also look at the list of dog foods recalled on the petfoodadvisor web site. Diamond is the manufacturer of the Kirkland (Costco) line and they have had way too many recalls so I will not buy their food anymore (we previously fed them taste of the wild and Kirkland). Our dogs were frequently getting sick and then one completely refused to eat it. Can't say for certain it was due to affected food but once we switched they are eating and healthy again.

Also just to add...we also give a bit of yogurt to our pups food. Just make sure it does not have any artificial things/sweetners especially xylitol.
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