Young dog pooping in her sleep?

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Kymberlin
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Young dog pooping in her sleep?

Post by Kymberlin » Wed Mar 23, 2016 10:00 pm

I have a 1 year old Australian Shepherd that left a little poop nugget in her sleep, she didnt wake up when this happened and I am quite confused to why it happened. Is a vet visit needed, should i be concerned? :?: :(

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Re: Young dog pooping in her sleep?

Post by Fudgeandcoco » Thu Mar 24, 2016 3:05 am

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Re: Young dog pooping in her sleep?

Post by DogSupport » Wed Mar 30, 2016 5:30 am

This is not normal behavior... because she is still young.

Meals can stimulate colonic activity and defecation. If you feed a large meal at breakfast and a much smaller one at dinner, she may start making it through the night. Maybe you need to consider switching to a low-fiber food this will cause she to defecate less in general.

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