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Treatment with diarrhea from eating grass?

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Treatment for dogs with diarrhea from eating grass?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. G. replied 5 months ago.
Hello, my name is***** am a licensed veterinarian and I will try and help you as best as I can. Please allow a few minutes for me to read your responses and for me to respond back.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Ok will wait, Thank You
Expert:  Dr. G. replied 5 months ago.
I am sorry to hear your dog is having this problem. Is there any blood in the stool?Is your dog on monthly heart worm prevention every month?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
It is real runny and dark, has happened 3 days in a row. Have given her pepto bismal
Expert:  Dr. G. replied 5 months ago.
I see.Heart worm prevention prevents any intestinal worms which could be causing a problem like diarrhea, so that is recommended to be used on a monthly basis. It also prevents heart worms which are lethal in dogs. I recommend picking this up from your vet. Regarding the grass and diarrhea: this seems to be very common at this time of the year. I have seen about 10 dogs just this week for this problem. The first thing to do is obviously stop them from eating the grass. Once they have diarrhea, I typically recommend starting with a bland diet such as plain boiled chicken and plain white rice for 24 hours. A dose of pepto bismol can help, as well as a dose of 2mg of Immodium. I recommend trying those out to see if they help. If there is still no improvement by monday, a vet visit is recommended.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Ok, appreciate the answer, and again Thanks
Expert:  Dr. G. replied 5 months ago.
You are welcome. I wish you and your dog the best. Hopefully she will feel better soon.Have a wonderful weekend!
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Thank You, ***** ***** too..
Expert:  Dr. G. replied 5 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr. G. replied 5 months ago.

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