Things You Can Do to Help Your Dog's Sensitive Stomach
Just like people, dogs can experience occasional stomach upset. If your dog exhibits any of the following, especially after eating, he may have a sensitive stomach.
In a healthy dog, occasional stomach upset isn't cause for worry. Persistent or severe stomach upset can indicate a more serious condition. Please see your vet with questions about your own dog's health.
What can you?
If you think your dog has a sensitive stomach, there are steps you can take to help keep your dog's insides running smoothly - and quietly.
- Be watchful. Try to make sure your dog doesn't eat garbage, spoiled food or anything questionable.
- Avoid giving your dog table scraps or human food.
- Slow down mealtimes. Dogs that eat fast also ingest a lot of air. Divide big meals into smaller portions, fed throughout the day.
- Be consistent. Any change in nutrition can irritate a dog's system. If you switch your dog's food, do so slowly: gradually mix greater and greater proportions of the new food with the old.
- Feed your dog a nutritious, high quality food. Dogs cannot readily digest food made with low quality ingredients.
A healthy, smart choice is Science Diet® Sensitive Stomach & Skin Adult dog food, specially formulated
for adult dogs with sensitive stomachs.
Sensitive Stomach & Skin Adult:
- Mild formula is easy for sensitive stomachs to digest
- High quality proteins and other essential amino acids for digestive health
- Soluble and insoluble fiber to nourish the digestive tract and maintain
overall intestinal health
- Tastes great!