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Did you just start a new food and not do it slowly by mixing it with the old food?
What brand of food did you change to and what were you using previous?
you are saying you are waking up to a puddle is it urine or vomit/bile?
Thank you. I would suspect it was a sudden change of dog food that caused the diarrhea. Some dog food have more fiber and as dogs age they can't really handle sudden changes like that. Has the diarrhea stopped?
As for the puddle on the bed. If this is happening when she is sleeping and does not realize it , then it may be incontinence. There is medication for this but to rule out a UTI, or other kidney disease bring in a sample of urine for testing.
This breed is prone to two renial problems and I will put the link below so you can read them over. I would talk to your vet about that as well/
As for the diarrhea, if you are changing the food do is slowly, 3/4 old food to 1/4 new food and gradually build from there.
in your original question you said the dog was a female. So it is a male?
One of the renal problems can cause diarrhea and frequent need to urinate so that is why I suggest you talk it over with the vet.
Sorry I looked at the additional information where it said female. What I would do is go back to the dog food you used prior, and start mixing in the new that you want to feed him. Without the smell of urine it is hard to tell if he is not bringing up bile from the stomach or if it is urine. Either way the best best is to drop off a urine sample for testing of UTI or bladder stones to be on the safe side. If it is stones then a change in diet would be needed and possible surgery and it if it a UTI anitbiotics would be needed.
I would suspect you have two different things going on that are coincidence. you can try giving him a pepcid AC and see if there is still a puddle in the morning. I would also give him a small meal before bed.
you will find dosing and side effects here http://www.petplace.com/article/drug-library/library/over-the-counter/famotidine-pepcid