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My GShepherd is 2 years old. I have been feeding him Kirkland Lamb for approximately 1 year with no issues until recently (about 1-2 months now). His stool ranges from a 0-50 on the poop chart. I started to get worried and brought him to the vet. They said his stool was fine in regards to worms and that he physically looks healthy. He is 69 lbs.

I feed him 4 cups a day. There has been NO food change so it seems rather odd that it is from the food. Although I am new to this (being my first pet) I could be wrong in my last statement. I will be trying a different food this weekend in hopes that it may help.

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Kirkland is a diamond product, their consistency is not the greatest, have you swapped out bags? Meaning, during the months he had loose stool was it on the same bag of food or across different bags? usually bags come in lots, now that i think about it, even if you swap out bags they could be in the same lot with the same consistency with each other. i would recommend slowly switching him to a higher quality kibble, i like california natural (p.g. sucks!) since he seems to have a unstable stomach at the moment.
 

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Kirkland is a diamond product, their consistency is not the greatest, have you swapped out bags? Meaning, during the months he had loose stool was it on the same bag of food or across different bags? usually bags come in lots, now that i think about it, even if you swap out bags they could be in the same lot with the same consistency with each other. i would recommend slowly switching him to a higher quality kibble, i like california natural (p.g. sucks!) since he seems to have a unstable stomach at the moment.
yes it was on the same bag. but the thing is, we have a 2nd dog who is eating from the same bag and he is fine.
 

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Sometimes other factors, like stress or anxiety or even change to routine can play a role as well. 4 cups of food a day does seem like a lot of food, I would cut his portions in half for a little while, maybe a week or so, and slowly add more.
You could try a kibble like California natural if you want to, I've heard of a lot of people having good results with that.
 

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Sometimes other factors, like stress or anxiety or even change to routine can play a role as well. 4 cups of food a day does seem like a lot of food, I would cut his portions in half for a little while, maybe a week or so, and slowly add more.
You could try a kibble like California natural if you want to, I've heard of a lot of people having good results with that.
I agree with both points here - how much does your dog weigh? Is 4 cups what the Kirkland bag recommends? For comparison, our 63 pound retriever gets 2.75 cups/day of Cal Natural.

Which takes me to the other point: Cal Natural is a great choice. We tried a variety of foods, but Cal Nat has been the one that hasn't resulted in any runny stools.
 
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