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How many times a day do your chi babies poop?

Snickers used to poop about 4 times a day. Then I changed his food to Royal Canin. It decreased to once-maybe twice- a day but that didn't last long. It went right back up to about 4 times.

Now Snickers & Reeses are on Chicken Soup for the Puppy Lovers Soul. The poop amount is still the same.

I don't know if that's normal but it seems a little excessive to me. They use puppy pads (we live in an apt.) and it seems like every time I turn around there's poopy to pick up. I mean, I guess the swatting is good for my thighs.
 

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Taco does poopies twice a day right after his feedings, once in the morning and once in the late afternoon. Maybe it has more to do with the feeding schedule????? Buster does the same thing.....twice a day, after feeding. 4 times does kinda sound like a lot to me. I don't know?
 

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Well they don't have a regular schedule per se. I wouldn't really know how to do that because I don't know when they are hungry.

In the morning as soon as I wake up, I fill their bowls with the recommended daily food intake and water. In the afternoon and evening, I change their water. The food is NEVER gone by the end of the day so I wrap up what they haven't eaten and the cycle starts the next day.

Am I handling the food thing the wrong way?
 

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Snuffy goes about 2-3 times a day. She eats twice a day...in the morning and at dinner time. I think it depends on your feeding schedule, it's supposedly easier to house train them if they're only fed at certain times :wave:
 

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Seiah usually goes about twice a day and he's on Royal Canin. But there are some days where he'll poop almost four times, it seems like he didn't unload all at once, if he poops four times a day it's because he took two poops back to back...I'm talking within minutes of the last one.
 

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You may not believe me, but up until not long ago, Chachi would poop 5 times in the morning before I left for work. YES, 5 times. It freaked me out - but nothing was wrong with him medically (by the 4th and 5th poops it was barely nothing...but he was still trying to do it!).

Now, he usually goes after every feeding...and maybe once or twice more in the day....so, about 4 I'd say.
 
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