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Dog digestion 101 - How long it takes for your dog to digest food?

Let's face it, most dog parents don’t spend a lot of time thinking about their own digestive processes, much less the basics of their dog's digestive system. The only times we really face the realities of our dog's digestive system is when we feed them or clean up after them. But what really happens to a dog’s meal from the time it enters their mouth to when it passes out the other end? How long does it take for a dog to digest food? Here are the facts. Food enters through the mouth and slides down the esophagus on its way to the stomach. From there, it takes it goes through the small and large intestines before finally departing the body. The dog digestive...

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