The pet has a significant amount of mucus, a smooth, thick substance, in the stool. A small amount of mucus in your pet's stools is perfectly normal. Mucus is needed by the intestines to help keep the colon's lining lubricated. However, an excessive amount of mucus in the stool can be a sign of illness. When dogs or cats produce too much mucus in the stool, it can be a symptom of such conditions as dietary deficiencies, intestinal parasites, stress, salmonella poisoning, rectoanal polyps and dyschezia.
Mucus in the Stool Affects