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My dog has had diarrhea days and it doesn't seem to be

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My dog has had diarrhea for two days and it doesn't seem to be getting better. Is there anything I can do to help him?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Drhollowayvet replied 1 year ago.

Hello this is Dr. Holloway but you can call me Dr. H for short. I would be delighted to help you with your pets problem, just give me a few moments to review your question and I will be right with you!

Expert:  Drhollowayvet replied 1 year ago.

Ok. So your pet has diarrhea. Have you tried anything so far to help with this?

Expert:  Drhollowayvet replied 1 year ago.

Adding fiber can help the colon retain water and correct diarrhea. A diet that contains whole grains (barley, oats, whole wheat), vegetables and fruit can all add fiber to the diet.

Expert:  Drhollowayvet replied 1 year ago.

I would also recommend a probiotic. For over the counter products, I like pure Lactobacillus supplements for your pet. If this is hard to find, you can just give Culturelle, which is another probiotic that is in capsule form. I recommend keeping the capsules whole because the organism remain active inside this way. These are a once daily treatment.