I am brand new to the forum, and a brand new American Cocker owner. Molly is now 4 months old and I have a concern. Nothing like joining a forum and getting right into it...poops. Her poops are a good consistency, but are followed by a large amount of a jelly like substance. I will do my best to explain: This morning (1:30am) she scratched at her crate (located by my bed), I let her out and she immediately pooped. It was a good consistency - praised her then headed back to bed. 45 minutes later...more scratching at her crate...let her out again and she was in the 'poop position', but only the jelly substance came out. This isn't the first time...it happened yesterday in the evening, and again a night episode on Monday night.
Yesterday morning, I let her out first thing. She had a great poop (yay) and pee. I let her back in with lots of praise. After I was done getting ready for work, I noticed another (fresh) poop (again, good consistency), then to add insult to injury she did another (in the house) poop with a lot of the jelly substance. I am clueless!
. I have had dogs in my life for my whole life, but have never come across this issue.
I am starting to get concerned...her appitite is fantastic (too good
) and she is a good weight.
The only thing I can think of is that on our off-leash walks, she tries to eat a lot of rabbit poop (her version of Glossett raisins I think). Could this be the culprit??
I am looking to you wise Cocker owners for some advise on this issue. Again, I apologize for joining the forum and getting right into the 'stink' of it all, but I have found great resolutions to other issues on this forum.
thank you in advance!