How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Gary Your Own Question
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 19718
Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
Type Your Dog Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. Gary is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My pomeranian 6 yr old male dog has diarrhea. He is eating

Customer Question

My pomeranian 6 yr old male dog has diarrhea. He is eating his normal diet and drinking water. What can I give him to help stop the diarrhea?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 1 year ago.
Hello. For uncomplicated diarrhea, I usually do a couple things. I first have the owners give canned pumpkin at home. The extra fiber can help firm up the stools. You can give 1-2 teaspoons with his meals. You can also add a little yogurt to the food. The Acidophilus in yogurt is a probiotic. Lastly, you could give a one time dose of Loperamide (Imodium). You can give 1/4 of a 2 mg tablet once. If that doesn't work, get to a vet and put him on a round of Metronidazole to get this cleared up. I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Please let me know you have cancelled my membership as requested.
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 1 year ago.
You'll need to email customer service. I don't handle the membership issues.

Related Dog Veterinary Questions