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jschrader
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PostSubject: Training treats   Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:04 am

I've been using the Bill-jac chicken liver treats on the recommendation of a trainer for PetSmart, and Nikko handles them fine, but Yukon has been having really runny poo, and I am trying to figure out the source. We went to the vet for his shots on Saturday and she put him on an antibiotic for it, and the diarrhea got even worse since then.

Has anyone else used these treats? (http://www.bil-jac.com/dog-treats-liver.php)
And if so, have you had issues with their poo?

Also, I need to find a treat that he A) will respond to and B) won't give him the runs.

Thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: Training treats   Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:19 am

I've used Bil-jac treats in the past without issue, but my dog is really not sensitive to anything. You could compare the full ingredients to what's in his dog food, might give you an idea if something stands out. I don't remember the ingredients and only 2 of the ingredients are listed on that site.

If he is sensitive, you could cook a plain unseasoned chicken breast and chop it up. Keep it in the fridge and use that for treats.
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PostSubject: Re: Training treats   Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:23 am

I actually already use boiled chicken breast and always have some in the fridge for them. I like to switch up their treats, plus I put a little with their food.

I’ll take him off the bill-jac and see if it gets better. The trainer suggested them because they are very smelly and will get them to respond better. But he also responds well to chicken.
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