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I am concern about how long it takes Puddles to finish his business.

I switched him to Innova in May. The last 2 weeks when he does his #2 it takes him a while to finish, like he's constipated. He will sit still and then move around 2-3 times still in the potty position. But the stool is not hard, kinda soft.

If I have to I will change him off Innova if it's causing him problems.

Ideals any one .......
 

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I would just check with your vet as you say you are going to do, but Scooby often asks to go outside and then he just takes his time and potters about for a while till he gets the urge as I say. He is so funny too because he does the turn around so many times before he settles into the job at hand, like he does those funny little circles and he might turn ten to fifteen times before he decides he has the right position. I often wonder if he gets dizzy doing that. Some times he takes longer than others to get the job done.
If you take your baby to the groomer you can ask them to check the anal glands each time as that is what my lady does for Scooby and if they need expressing she does it while he is there.
Is the food you are feeding Puddles all kibble and if so maybe a little wet food mixed in would help or maybe some raw vegetables given as treats, like carrots or beans.
If his poop is not hard and he is having trouble going just check with the vet to make sure all is ok.
 

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If this is abnormal then I need to call the vet as well. Frosty takes FOREVER to poo. She also does the circling until she finally decides she is in the right position. And then she leaves little dropplings in several different places. But she also is VERY modest about using the potty. She doesn't like for anyone to be near her, or looking at her. Not even the other animals in the house. Go figure! I can use the restroom with all three human kids talking to me, and the two pups barking at me and the cat on my lap purring for attention, but she can't pee if I am standing near her looking the other way!
 
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