Hi I have shi tzu with white fur around their muzzle. I feed them…

Hi I have shi tzu with white fur around their muzzle. I feed them pumpkin for their health and well being but it turns their muzzle yellow and red. Any suggestions on how to remove the staining?

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PK Dennis
5 years ago

Yeah Krista, that was my first thought too! Why pumpkin? I use pumpkin only for dogs that have very loose stool (the fiber helps firm things up). For the opposite problem I feed them dried sweet potatoes (I can expect a bowel movement within 20 mins of them eating the sweet potato treat, it’s like clock work!).

Kelly Furgason
5 years ago

Hello!Pumpkin is such a great food to add to a diet 🙂   Here are a few ideas you can try to see if the staining comes out: *Try whitening tear stain shampoo made esp for dogs–your groomer should have some suggestions. It’s usually used around the eye areas of white dogs to remove the stains caused by tears. You can use a gauze pad soaked in it and gently use on the staining to see if it works. *Make a paste out of baking soda and water so it’s like a thick soup,,,rub onto stain then rinse off. *Try baby… Read more »