01-29-2012, 12:26 PM
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Firstly, she wasn't treated long enough for the Giardia from what I know. She should have been treated for 8 days at a minimum, so I'm very afraid she'll still be positive unless she has an amazing immune system. **Fingers crossed**
Yes, you can add some canned pumpkin into her food even if she has Giardia. It may not help if the Giardia is the cause.
In my experience, the food is the cause of really stinky poop. However, I do agree with waiting to switch the food for a few weeks so that 1) You resolved the Giardia and 2) She gets more used to her new environment. Changing the food sooner than in a few weeks could cause her system unnecessary stress and I advise against it.
Is she totally up to date on her vaccines? How many parvo vaccines did she get? Tess is right, Parvo smells like death. However, if she is otherwise acting normally, this would be lower on my list, despite the fact that she came from an unclean environment.
I doubt the meds are causing the poop to stink.
Also, why is she on adult food already? Seems to be too young, IMO. I'm glad you'll eventually be switching her.