Curing Dog Constipation With Home Remedies

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Having a good diet and getting plenty of exercise areevery important for dogs, and can help avoid constipation for dogs. Dogs livingin the home need to be walked a minimum of two times daily. If you find yourdog is constipated try adding a teaspoon of bran to all his meals, which shouldmake his bowel movements occur much more frequently.

Another home remedy for dog constipation is to addpsyllium into the dogs diet. Half of a teaspoon added two times a day workswonders, with the addition of drinking extra water the constipation should becompletely gone. Mineral oil is another option is adding psyllium to the dietdoesnt work. Make sure to include meats and vegetables in your dogs diet, andto make sure you add enough water to your dogs food.

Many times feces can get tangled up in long dog hair,so its best to keep your dog groomed and up-kept. Dogs are known for eatingeverything they see, its your job to make sure they dont eat and swallow anybones. Its a known fact that almost all kinds of dogs, all breeds and sizes,are prone to becoming constipated. Do not feed your dog from your dinner tableunder any circumstances. Even giving him a few pieces of your food contributesand adds your dogs constipation.

There are certain foods that cause constipation; thesefoods contain rice, dairy, sugar, and abnormally high levels of protein. Sweetsand treats often times cause constipation in dogs. Not having enough fiber alsocauses dog constipation. Mega colon is a common problem found in dogs whichcauses constipation. With this disorder the colon is enlarged, making regular bowelmovements much harder.

If your dog begins to discharge blood, even in smallamounts, you need to take them to the vet. Keeping your dog healthy isextremely important in helping your dog live a long and happy life.

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