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Vomited twice yesterday, loose stools about a week, then

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Vomited twice yesterday, loose stools about a week, then diarrhea yesterday. Scooting yesterday and today. Shihtzu had a dose of trifexis on Oct 5. I took a stool sample to vet today. Looked to me like it had worms but vet said "negative". Gave me antibiotics and something for nausea. All this occurred after our office exam on Oct 4.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?
Customer: Don't think so
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: Pepper. I'm home with him all the time and he gets fed Pedigree cans which I mix with dry
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Pepper?
Customer: He often chews under his tail at the base
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
The vet will express his anal glands tomorrow.
Expert:  Sally G. replied 4 months ago.

Hello and thank you for using this site to help you.

The Vet checked for parasites (worms) do you know if he checked for protozoa such as giardia and cociddia?

Does Pepper eat any non food items such as rawhides, greenies, bones etc?

When Pepper started with the diarrhea did you add anything like pumpkin to the food?

Did you start on any new foods?

Did you start a fast and bland diet?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No. He eats only Pedigree
Expert:  Sally G. replied 4 months ago.

What about the bland diet and the check for protazoa?