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Yes pancreatitis was tested. All of the results they got back so far were normal. I think she said she was waiting on 2 more. I do know his blood sugar levels were normal.
I normally don't notice his stools because he has a doggy door and goes out on his own but started watching this weekend and they were lose but formed, not diarrhea. He also has not had any accidents in the house and is locked in at night.
Yes, I switched back all at once. I was worried there was something in the food (wellness core) like spoiled etc, and I order it, so I couldn't buy a bag locally. I switched back to kibbles and bits, which he still eats at doggie daycare. so this was not new to him.
Gonzo will eat anything. I am a diabetic and he has eaten insulin needles.
Thank you for the additional information.The first thing I would suggest is an x ray. I never say that a object can not be causing the problems. For example a few months ago we removed a piece of a plastic butter tin lid from a large dog and when the owner found out what it was they said he had eaten that more then a month before. It is possible for an object to be in the stomach and just moving around sometimes allowing food to empty out of the stomach and other times preventing it depending on exactly where it is sitting at the time.It is also possible that there is a mass in the abdomen so any time there has been vomiting for this long and blood work is normal then x rays really need to be done.Now its also important to know that not all things will show on x ray so sometimes the best option is to do either an ultrasound or a barium study which is done by giving barium orally then taking a series of x rays to watch as it moves through the digestive tract looks for any highlighted objects or any areas where the barium is not flowing though properly.If he has shepherd in his mix then a condition called EPI should also be considered as this can result in bacterial over growth causing chronic vomiting. This is possible in any breed but very common in shepherds Click here for more on this The change in diet and the fact that he was getting different food at daycare and at home can also cause digestive upset. Once you get this figured out I would suggest finding a good quality food that he can eat rather then the kibbles& bits. I know dogs love this but it really is a low grade food full of artificial preservatives and additives so not the best things health wise.I would give your vet a call tomorrow and try to get x rays done as soon as possible.I hope this helps. Please reply back if you have additional questions or concerns and I will be happy to help.Candy
Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX this site through Google and saw that you answered someone with a similar issue, with vets in her area. Do you know of any vets in the Tucson, Sierra Vista area you would recommend? I know my vet can x-ray but they never mentioned the barium or ultrasound and would like to know where I should go if he needs this. Thank you.
They have two locations