Q. Why does Stool have shiny mucus on its surface

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A. This is most likely due to irritation or inflammation of the colon or lower bowel; greasy stools can occur with pancreatic disease also. If your dog is in good form and there is no discomfort, weight loss or vomiting, try feeding a bland, low fat diet for 7-10days and monitor progress. A fecal sample should be checked for parasites if this does not improve as well as bloods for pancreatic insufficiency

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