Bernie’s Gut Health Blog
Bernie’s Gut Health Blog focuses on pet digestion, nutrition, food and general health. Bernie also adds some tidbits of his own dog wisdom.
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Why Dogs Fart So Much (And How You Can Treat It)
“Why does my dog fart so much?” We hear that a lot, and we understand. If your dog won’t stop farting, there’s likely a good reason. Finding out how to stop your dog from farting so much isn’t just about getting rid of the smell, but helping them be as healthy as they can be!
But why does my dog fart so much? Before treating or preventing this smelly condition, you need to identify why your dog farts so much.
How To Firm Up Your Dog’s Stool? The #1 Way
RUH-ROH! Your dog’s bum is leaking! Dog diarrhea is not just gross, it’s a sign that something isn’t right in your best friend’s gut. If you’re asking, “How do I firm up my dog’s stool?” you are in the right place! We have all the tips you need to help dog diarrhea disappear and solid, perfect dog poop to take its place!
Why Does My Dog’s Poop Smell So Bad?
All poop stinks! However, if your dog’s poop is the stinkiest at the dog park, it can cause an embarrassing situation. Unusually smelly dog poop is a sign your dog might be experiencing some digestive issues or health problems. Healthy dog poop should be solid but have a softer consistency and its odor should not be very strong.
How Can I Get My Dog to Stop Farting?
Wow! That stinks! If you have ever inhaled a tremendously stinky fart from your dog, chances are your eyes crossed, and you gasped for air! You might have been able to laugh it off at the time, but deep down as a pet parent, you are very concerned about your dog’s health.
A natural reaction to your dog’s frequent stinky gas bombs is to find a way to stop the farting. The following information will help you get rid of your dog’s excessive farting problem.
How Can I Get My Dog to Lose Weight?
If you’re worried that your dog is a bit ‘fluffier’ than it needs to be so it’s healthy, you’re not alone. Canine obesity is a real thing, so if you’re asking, “How can I get my dog to lose weight?” we’ve got some tips!
How Are Dogs Different From Cats?
Aside from the obvious appearances, dogs are different from cats in many ways. They differ in personality, anatomy and even some quirky things you may not have known about before.
Why Is It Important To Know About Types Of Dog Poop?
It may seem like we do a lot of talking about poop around here and it’s true, we do. That’s because different types of dog poop can tell us about the health of our dog, and knowing what each type of dog poop means can help us take the best care of them we can.
How Are Dog Taste Buds Different From Human Taste Buds?
It’s true; dogs are like humans in many ways. One similarity we share with our furry best friends is taste buds that allow us to taste different flavors. But when it comes to dog taste buds, there are a lot of differences as well.
That’s Not Snow: Why Is My Dog’s Poop White?
Ever stumble across a pile of your dog’s poop and it looks like someone may have left some chalk in your yard? There are many colors of dog poop, for sure, and they all typically mean something different. But why is my dog’s poop white, you wonder? We’ve got some ideas.
What To Feed A Dog With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in dogs affects their digestive systems and can cause significant irritation and discomfort. It is an inflammation of the stomach and intestines and can have your dog suffering from things like diarrhea, vomiting, severe weight loss and more. Finding the right diet for your dog with IBD can be challenging, so if you’re asking what to feed a dog with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, we have some suggestions.
Are You Switching Your Dog To Raw Diet?
It’s all about gut health, as gut health leads to better overall health. That’s why you may consider switching your dog to a raw diet. If you’ve ever thought about it, we’ve got some info on the benefits of gut health and a raw food diet for your dog.
How To Prevent Stress Colitis In Dogs
Oh, no! Your dog’s had colon blow, and you’re both a mess about it. Stress colitis in dogs is a common digestive disorder that happens when stress or anxiety brings about inflammation in a dog’s colon, but the good news is that there are steps you can take to help prevent stress colitis in dogs.