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Poop, Lovely, Lovely Poop

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With Peanut Butter's 4 month long illness I've become obsessed with his "output". At his lowest weight loss the poops were small, hard & not numerous so it was a real worry. PB finished all his meds at the weekend and went in for a follow-up checkup and to test his poop for yeast.

It was 45 minutes from the time I put him in his carrier to the time I opened the lid at the vets to discover 14 gorgeous perfect poopies! I was thrilled and proud. The vet ooooh'd and aaaah'd, chose one plump specimen, smeared it on a slide and went away to look in her microscope. She came back with a big smile and pronounced it free of anything except what one expects to see in piggy poop under a microscope.

I think PB's ordeal is finally over, although he still needs to finish the week of pro-biotics and I am going to keep him on vegetarian glucosamine for life.
 

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With Peanut Butter's 4 month long illness I've become obsessed with his "output". At his lowest weight loss the poops were small, hard & not numerous so it was a real worry. PB finished all his meds at the weekend and went in for a follow-up checkup and to test his poop for yeast.

It was 45 minutes from the time I put him in his carrier to the time I opened the lid at the vets to discover 14 gorgeous perfect poopies! I was thrilled and proud. The vet ooooh'd and aaaah'd, chose one plump specimen, smeared it on a slide and went away to look in her microscope. She came back with a big smile and pronounced it free of anything except what one expects to see in piggy poop under a microscope.

I think PB's ordeal is finally over, although he still needs to finish the week of pro-biotics and I am going to keep him on vegetarian glucosamine for life.
I 'm glad to hear PB's doing well - but I have this vision in my head now of you counting poops !
 

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This is great news for you and PB, you have fought so hard together x

I know the addiction to piggy poop, when Treacy used to suffer with bloat, poo became an obsession :))

Well done PB! Could we have a pigture of PB not the poop lol
 

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So pleased to hear to hear about Peanut Butter. Long may his poop output continue. A pooping pig is a healthy pig.
I am never going to complain about poop pickups again! PB was nicknamed Sir-poops-a-lot by my granddaughter. I am so happy he is back to living up to his moniker.

This is great news for you and PB, you have fought so hard together x

I know the addiction to piggy poop, when Treacy used to suffer with bloat, poo became an obsession :))

Well done PB! Could we have a pigture of PB not the poop lol
Photos being posted tomorrow!
 

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Great to hear PB is getting better. Hope the poop doesn't become too much of an obsession for you!
 

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Hehe.. made me chuckle as I have been there and had that excitement of the first perfectly formed poop from a sickly pig. Well done Peanut Butter :)
 
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