Ralph also gave me some instructions as to prevent the GI track upset due to stress from moving into a new household...He said for the first week, give 3 raisins a day. second week 2 raisins a day, and 3rd week 1 raisin a day. He said it will aid in digestion and encourage them to eat...after the 3rd week, feed 1 a day or 0 depending on your personal preference when it comes to treats. He said the raisins would help to stop diarreah or relieve constipation, depending on which problem your chin might get from the stress. I've been following that advice and the first day 2 chins had soft poos, and the other 2 were constipated...sure enough, the raisin regimine worked! We are now at 2 raisins a day, but Skye seems to think she needs more! LOL (she hasn't yet learned that the cute face doesn't work on me...I'm a mom!) Sam still won't take a raisin or shredded wheat from my hand, but she will eat them out of the supplement cap. With the multiple raisin regime. I space them out over a 24 hour period. So, last week they got one every 8 hours...this week every 12 hours, next week 1 a day. I know it is a controvercial thing about giving more than 1 treat a day, but this came from one of the biggest ranchers who actually eats chin pellets to be sure they are fresh! LOL I know, kinda crazy, but I think a man who has been raising thousands of chins has some idea of what he's doing. Normally, he doesn't give treats, only on special occasions or in a new chin circumstance.
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