The first step to relieving constipation is by gradually switching
your pet's food to a natural diet containing whole grains (barley,
oats, or whole wheat), meats and vegetables or a high-quality canned
food. Try adding a tablespoon of bran or canned pumpkin to help
the animal's stool hold moisture.
Fiber keeps things moving
Adding fiber to the diet will help accelerate the elimination process
by increasing weight and water content to the stool. Additionally,
fiber helps to optimize the animals "good" intestinal
Suggested products for cats and dogs with constipation:
Natural Moves by PetAlive
Natural Moves for pets contains a blend of herbal remedies, dietary fiber and homeopathic ingredients to treat chronic and acute constipation in pets and to help maintain healthy bowel and digestive functioning in dogs and cats. Psyllium husk is an excellent source of dietary fiber and helps to promote regular bowel movements. Aloe Ferox is a medicinal herb that is used as a natural remedy for constipation in dogs and cats.
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Medibulk by Thorne Research
Medibulk is an excellent source of soluble fiber, which has a bulking action on the stool and promotes normal bowel health.
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Fasting, detoxification and diet are some of the first steps
to take for many digestive disorders. For more information about
treating specific conditions, see these webpages: Diarrhea, and Food Allergies, Inflammatory
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