My dog has not pooped in 2 days, when should I get worried?
My dog has not pooped in 2 days, when should I get worried?JA: It's hard to know for sure. The Veterinarian will figure it out.Customer: Does the veterinarian get on this line?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?Customer: She is a cockapoo and was recently sick with diarrhea, she was seen by a vet and was given Diphenoxylate with Atropine, Ondansetron and Orbifloxacin. She was last given these meds on Friday 11/25/16. Then a stool culture came back showing she has bacteria in her stool and she was put on Albon and Metronidazole. She is on day 4 of the Albon and has 2 more doses left. Should I be worried or take her in somewhere?JA: It's hard to know for sure. The Veterinarian will figure it out.Customer: She is 11 years old if that matters
Our puppy ,9 weeks, is having diarrhea. we have given him
our puppy ,9 weeks, is having diarrhea. we have given him chk/rice the past 2 days to quiet his belly. on Tuesday the vet gave him 2 doses of Albon. at that point the stools were pudding consistency, now they are liquefied. our vet is closed until Monday....JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the puppy's name?Customer: RoscoeJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Roscoe?Customer: the vet did look at his stool on Tues. no worms or anything other than he saw "fibers" like he had been chewing on a tennis ball, but he hasn't had one. he is still active, playful. drinking water and eating.
I have 12 week yorkiepoo puppy. Last night she dry heaved at
I have 12 week yorkiepoo puppy. Last night she dry heaved at 230 and vomited yellow mucus at 430 the emergency vet said to withhold food and water for 6-8 hours. I did so then gave her 1/4 c water and she drank a little. Her gums were pale and I was worried about her blood sugar so o dabbed honey on my finger and she ate it. An hour later she vomited a much smaller amount of yellow mucus foam. 45 minutes later I got her to drink a little water and made boiled chicken and rice she started chewing down. I pulled it up after she ate some because I'm worried she will eat a ton and get sick againJA: I'm sorry to hear that. The veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?Customer: She did have coccidia at the start of the month treated with albon. Her stools are back to normal except for last night before she heaved, it was soft. Also now her ears are slightly cool to touch on outer edge
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My 14 week old Golden has had diarrhea since we brought him
My 14 week old Golden has had diarrhea since we brought him home at 8 weeks. He had one stool test which was negative for parasites, and received a week of metronidazole with immediate improvement. As soon as we stopped, it returned and we went in immediately. She was given another week of metronidazole, with again an immediate improvement. Now a day after stopping she has loose stools again. We hate to keep up with this cycle. Help?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?Customer: Golden retriever dogJA: OK. There are all sorts of infestations the golden retriever can pick up. I'll have you talk to the veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the golden retriever's name?Customer: Her name is DaisyJA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about Daisy?Customer: She eats anything. ANYTHING. We do watch her outside though.
9wk old puppy has had diarrhea for a week. 2 rounds of diff
9wk old puppy has had diarrhea for a week. 2 rounds of diff worming meds. Eats and drinks great.Only eating bland chicken and rice.No blood in it,it's brownish oranges like usual. It shoots out at times when he goes,then at the end he looks as if he is straining to get more out. He won't touch pumpkin.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations the puppy can pick up. I'll have you talk to the veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the dog's name?Customer: OptimusJA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about Optimus?Customer: He was the runt? 8lb German shepherd.
I have a 3 month old baby blue French bulldog. Since I got
Hello there,I have a 3 month old baby blue French bulldog. Since I got her she has had soft stool, I thought it was just from the stress of leaving her mama and siblings. But as I have had her, her soft stools have turned into mucous diarrhea with bright red blood. I have taken her to the vet, she tested positive for giardia and went on 2 rounds of Metrodiazonol and an anti diarrhea med. She now tests negative. I also had a DNA test that tested for other parasites, parvo and such. All negative. The medication did not seem that it has helped. Now she is on tylosin for the next 14 days....05mL 1 x daily. Her stool is soft for potties directly after meals but then they get runner and runner each poo with blood. I have her on a rx diet food called I.D. chicken the vet recommended. She is hydrated and eating well, but she sleeps a lot. She is still very playful at times, but it is now going on 3 weeks of diarrhea this and it is starting to worry me. Do u have any suggeations?
My 4 month old beagle pup has had loose stool since I got
My 4 month old beagle pup has had loose stool since I got her. She is on puppy chow about 11/3 cup daily. I have tried canned pumpkin and white rice. Seems better with rice. Twice a day soft but formed stool. Then all really soft stool. Lots of mucus and now bright red blood. Puppy shots and deworming up to date. Any Ideas what I should try? Behavior great, not acting sick.Thank you
My dog 1 yr old St Bernard has had intermittent diarrhea for
My dog 1 yr old St Bernard has had intermittent diarrhea for over a month. She has had fecal tests for giardiasisJA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with your dog?Customer: she had an ultrasound which showed she has two spleens? Blood work, fecal work was normal. She has been on a bland diet all along. Beef and pumpkin only. She gets better for a day or two and then starts up again with the diarrhea. It is very full of mucus looking substance. She takes Pepcid twice day and a probiotic twice a day. I am at my wits end.JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your dog?Customer: No. She has always been healthy
I am with a canine rescue and coccidia is very common. We
I am with a canine rescue and coccidia is very common. We used the SMZ and Albon and it is like giving them water...I switched to Marquis and it has been great. Just wanted to get your opinion on how to mix. I saw you can have it compounded. Can you tell me the formula for compounding? The marquis has saved many puppy lives for us.