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Generally gas and soft stool on Acana is caused by too much food.
Because of the composition of the food, unlike with high starch/high carb foods, the body just gets rid of the excess. If you're going by what's on the bag, you're probably feeding too much.
Try cutting the food by a third for a week and see what happens. If you're still having issues, you may want to switch directly to the adult - after 16 weeks it's perfectly safe, large breeds are capable of controlling their calcium absorption on their own.
We run a rescue and we've never had a dog that couldn't eat Orijen or Acana and didn't have small, rock hard stools - almost like raw poops but the wrong colour. :O)
Put it this way - my working cattle dogs eat just under 2 cups a day. My active 80lb retriever eats 2 cups a day of Orijen, 1 3/4 during the spring and fall when the weather is wet and muddy and we're not that active. Even Acana small breed recommends almost a cup for a 3kg dog.
The recommendations on the bag are calculated by AAFCO, not the company. Unfortunately, the calculation that is used to determine feeding amounts was never meant to apply to foods like Acana, Orijen, Evo, Instinct, etc. ALL foods are over-estimated, but if a food like Dog Chow recommends too much food, you can imagine what that same recommendation would do for a food that provides another 100-200kcal/cup of food and is highly digestible in comparison.
Hope that helps. For the record, I have no connection to any of these companies, but I've been grain free for going on 13 years, from raw to home made to kibble, and a few things have become clear. It definitely produces the best results, and AAFCO has no idea how to deal with these foods.
Best of luck, and good health to all you pups!!