Pumpkin Puree for Constipation and Diarrhea

Pumpkin Puree for Constipation and Diarrhea

Did you know that you can remedy constipation and diarrhea in your dog by simply giving them a few teaspoons of pumpkin puree? Pumpkin has a high in fiber and water content which allows it to not only relieve constipation but also diarrhea. If your dog digestive problems happen often or become chronic a more serious conditions may be present that requires veterinary attention. You can cook and mash a pumpkin or use a can of 100% natural pumpkin (not the pie filling) to regulate the bowels.  Daily amount of pumpkin should not exceed the following:

Under 20 lbs – 1-2 teaspoons

20-50 lbs – 1-2 tablespoons

50-100 lbs – 2-4 Tablespoons

If your dog has allergies or other medical conditions contact your veterinarian before giving practicing any home remedy.

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