Why do my dog's farts smell so bad?

asked 2017-03-22 16:42:31 -0500

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answered 2017-03-22 16:59:52 -0500

There are several factors that can lead to stinky dog farts. Gas can build up when your dog swallows large amounts of air while gulping down his food. Certain types of food can give your dog the toots – beans, cauliflower, cabbage, and soybeans are all highly fermentable foods. It can come from food intolerance  with sensitivities to wheat and corn. As well, dog farts can also be caused because of malabsorption syndromes, due to the incomplete digestion of carbohydrates. And then, some dogs are more prone to farting…

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