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My 8 yr old male bichon has had diarrhea couple days. A lot

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My 8 yr old male bichon has had diarrhea for a couple days. A lot over night. What I read said give Imodium. I did. Now he is not eating and lathargic. Any ideas
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Rebecca replied 8 months ago.
Hello,
I am sorry to hear you are worried about your Bichon. How much Immodium did you give him?My name is Rebecca. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.If you check his gums, are they pink in color, or pale? Will he eat anything at all? Any vomiting?
Expert:  Rebecca replied 8 months ago.
Diarrhea can be from many things, such as infection, parasites, eating something he should not. If he won't eat or drink he might become dehydrated, making his illness worse.If his gums are pink, that is a good sign. If his gums are pale and he won't eat or drink, he may need medical attention. It will help to know how much Immidium he got and how much he weighs.
Expert:  Rebecca replied 8 months ago.

I hope you could see what I wrote. Can I help with or answer anything else? How is he doing?

Expert:  Rebecca replied 8 months ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Gizmo. How is everything going?
Rebecca