What Should My Dog's Poop Look Like?

PetMD Editorial
Updated: January 22, 2021
Published: January 11, 2017
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Unpleasant though it may be, keeping an eye on your dog's poop can tell you a lot about his health. Whether you are worried about when to take a dog with diarrhea to the vet, or want to check on dog poop color, you can use this infographic as a guide. Here's everything you need to know about what color (and shape) your dog's stool should be, and what it means if it isn't.