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    How is it, that canned pumpkin is the cure all for digestive issues?? Constipated?? Add pumpkin... Diarrhea?? Add pumpkin... HOW?!?!?!

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    Default Re: Canned Pumpkin

    The pumpkin is for loose stools only I'm guessing... it has a lot of fiber and helps to firm up the stools. I put a tablespoon of pumpkin over the kibble & just mix it in. My dogs seem to LOVE it!!!

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    I gave pumpkin to Rube once for constipation. You would have thought I gave her poison.

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    no actually it works both ways whether you have diarrhea or constipated give pumpkin. ok here is what i could find on that hope it helps

    In normal cases, diarrhea has a surprisingly simple solution: canned pumpkins. Canned pumpkin is actually pumpkin in a puree form. Pumpkins are very rich in fiber and even adding two teaspoons of canned pumpkin in you dog’s food helps the digestion process. Canned pumpkin has a large quantity of dietary fiber and it will also absorb the excess water present in the stool. This makes your dog’s stool more firm and results can be seen within a few hours. Give your small dog one and a half to two teaspoons of canned pumpkin. For a larger dog give two tablespoons instead.
    Another benefit of canned pumpkin is in treating dogs for constipation. It softens your dog’s stool and can cure an upset stomach very quickly. This makes canned pumpkins one of the best natural remedies to your dog’s stomach problems.
    Canned pumpkin also makes a great addition to dog treats. Just add some canned pumpkin to your favorite dog treat recipes to give Fido a healthy treat.
    Canned pumpkin is low in saturated fat, sodium and cholesterol. It is also a good source of Vitamin E, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Potassium and is also a very good source of dietary fiber. Some vets even recommend canned pumpkin for weight loss in dogs. Simply substitute one-third of your dog’s regular food with an equivalent amount of canned pumpkin. Because it is high in fiber, canned pumpkin will make your dog fuller than it would if you just reduced their caloric intake.

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    yep a can of pumpkin is always in my house. Myles loves it but I only give it for an upset stomach - he is never constipated

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