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what can i do about diarrhea and my 8 month old puppy

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My 8 mo. old cocker has had diarrhea for 32 hours, non formed
watery brown stool. She had a normal BM earlier on Sunday.
She will play and is eating fairly well. She weighs about 22 lbs.
Our other dog is asymptomatic. IS there anything I can give
her--kaopectate, pepto bismol?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Vickie replied 11 years ago.

Dear rate,


I do know that you can give your puppy pedialyte, as that has worked for me in the past, but to be on the safe side...I would phone your vet for a "go-ahead" on the anti diarrheal meds. Some things are fine for pets, and some can be fatal. You also want to make sure that it might not be parvo. Good luck to you and your puppy!

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Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Vickie's Post: I will take her to the vet. Thanks.
Expert:  Vickie replied 11 years ago.

Dear ratek,


Thank You so much for your accept, I hope your puppy is better soon!


Good Luck to you!

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