Normal and Not Normal for Your Dog's Poop

Dogs should pass a healthy amount of stool 1-2 times per day typically.

Moderate Amount  

Normal poop holds its log shape rather than being runny or overly hard.

Firm, Well-Formed  

 Ideal stool color ranges from medium brown to dark chocolate brown.

Medium to Dark Brown

Normal poop has an even consistency, lacking excess mucus or redness.

 Smooth Texture  

Your dog should pass stool without much pain or extended straining.

Easily Passed  

Healthy poop shouldn't contain blood, worms, undigested food, etc.

No Foreign Objects

Proper hydration gives stool a moister sheen versus appearing dry.

Hydrated Appearance 

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