Does pumpkin help dogs with diarrhea?

Original Question: Just to let you know pure pumpkin works great for diarrhea in dogs. Buy a can at the grocery store and store leftover’s in an ice cube tray. - Christine

Does pumpkin help dogs with diarrhea? Apr 24, 2018

Hi Christine,

I have often recommended that canned pumpkin be used to increase the fibre content of a diet. I was recently told by a board-certified nutritionist that the fibre content is actually quite low and that it shouldn’t be used for this. Despite that information, I’ve had many clients say that it was beneficial.

All the best,

Dr. Clayton Greenway

 

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I have often recommended that canned pumpkin be used to increase the fibre content of a diet. I was recently told by a board-certified nutritionist that the fibre content is actually quite low and that it shouldn't be used for this. Despite that information, I've had many clients say that it was beneficial.
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