How much pepto to give a dog


How much pepto to give a dog?

We have a 16 month old Shih Tzu that has been eating canned cat food since he was a puppy. Our vet has told us to only give canned cat food because canned food contains more pepto than dry food.

My question is, do you think a dog is able to metabolize pepto? We are using only 2 tablespoons per 8 ounce serving and he usually gets 3 servings a day. The food is 4 cans per day and we are giving him the regular food without any other supplements.

He is a big dog with lots of weight on his little frame.

He is also having an acute episode of a painful hip which our vet will need to take x-rays to see if it is bone on bone. This pain usually goes away after the hip is taken care of.

If it is bone on bone we will need to keep him off of this food and put him on a regular diet of raw meat.

We started giving him a tablespoon of peanut butter after he ate his dinner to help with his hip pain. He loves peanut butter. I am just not sure if it would be better to feed him a tablespoon of raw meat, or if that would just make him sick. I also read somewhere that if you feed peanut butter to a dog it should be the consistency of a table top with the pieces of peanut butter not pea size pieces.

We have also started adding another tablespoon of peanut butter to his wet food.

We started giving him a tablespoon of peanut butter after he ate his dinner to help with his hip pain. He loves peanut butter. I am just not sure if it would be better to feed him a tablespoon of raw meat, or if that would just make him sick. I also read somewhere that if you feed peanut butter to a dog it should be the consistency of a table top with the pieces of peanut butter not pea size pieces.

We have also started adding another tablespoon of peanut butter to his wet food.

What food does the dog normally eat?

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My guess would be table top peanut butter like you said. Do they mix it with another ingredient?

They do NOT normally eat peanut butter. He has been eating dry food as of late, which is very low in fat. I use that info and then add table top peanut butter with no other ingredients. I just take a small container and spoon a tablespoon on each dry food bowl.

I have found that if he eats his dry food wet his poop is softer and more runny. But I have also read that the wet food might be the cause of it?

I have found that if he eats his dry food wet his poop is softer and more runny. But I have also read that the wet food might be the cause of it?

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Well it's hard to say what the cause of it is because he's having so much trouble right now. It might be a combination of things. But I do think you're right in that it's probably because he's eating wet. He had been eating dry for quite a while before I added peanut butter to it. And the peanut butter he's been getting is very thin and dry in consistency. So it's just very hard to know what exactly the cause is.

I know this question is going to sound dumb but if you didn't know about the peanut butter before now I know how you feel.

Well it's hard to say what the cause of it is because he's having so much trouble right now. It might be a combination of things. But I do think you're right in that it's probably because he's eating wet. He had been eating dry for quite a while before I added peanut butter to it. And the peanut butter he's been getting is very thin and dry in consistency. So it's just very hard to know what exactly the cause is.

I know this question is going to sound dumb but if you didn't know about the peanut butter before now I know how you feel.

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It could be any number of things. Wet food is not my first choice, but is definitely recommended for young pigs who have started developing a growth spurt. Dry food is less desirable when they start having their growth spurts, too.

I would probably try some kind of a wet porridge mix that is a little less starchy, and perhaps a bit of meat protein, too. With very small amounts of wet food I usually find he tolerates it better.

I would probably try some kind of a wet porridge mix that is a little less starchy, and perhaps a bit of meat protein, too. With very small amounts of wet food I usually find he tolerates it better.

My friend also makes a "pumpkin seed mush" that he adds to piglets' feed at about 10 days of age. It is so hard to find pumpkin seed meal on the market here and it is a lot of work to make.

It could be any number of things. Wet food is not my first choice, but is definitely recommended for young pigs who have started developing a growth spurt. Dry food is less desirable when they start having their growth spurts, too.

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I have no clue what a growth spurt is but I do remember reading that with dry foods they tend to be much more active during it. Is that what it is? So it might have nothing to do with it being a baby.

I would probably try some kind of a wet porridge mix that is a little less starchy, and perhaps a bit of meat protein, too. With very small amounts of wet food I usually find he tolerates it better.

My friend also makes a "pumpkin seed mush" that he adds to piglets' feed at about 10 days of age. It is so hard to find pumpkin seed meal on the market here and it is a lot of work to make.

It could be any number of things. Wet food is not my first choice, but is definitely recommended for young pigs who have started developing a growth spurt. Dry food is less desirable when they start having their growth spurts, too.

I would probably try some kind of a wet porridge mix that is a little less starchy, and perhaps a bit of meat protein, too. With very small amounts of wet food I usually find he tolerates it better.

Good Luck.

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Wet food actually helps during the growth spurt. It's not so important with the dry food, but with the wet food it's pretty essential. During the growth spurt, that's when pigs are at their fastest rate of growth, so it helps speed up that process, thus making the baby bigger and bigger.

I don't know how much you can give them of wet food, but I think you could


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