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My 10 yr old dog has had diarrhea for over a week. Took him

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Hi ... my 10 yr old dog has had diarrhea for over a week . Took him to vet / had stool tested / blood work / all normal ! He won't eat his normal food / was told to give him baby food / won't eat / he drinks water ! I'm thinking he ate cat poop as their in my neighborhood & he loves it ! Taking him back to vet to get teeth checked . HELP ! Any advise is greatly appreciated.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Bailey
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Bailey?
Customer: There's been tons going on as we are in the middle of moving ! Not sure if he stressed . We normally have a quite household ! There's been workers & people in & out !!
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:

What medications is he on just now?

What does the diarrhea look like?

Any retching, gagging, lip licking, drooling, or vomiting?

Are his gums pink or white/pale? Moist or sticky?

If you press on his belly, any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?

Could he have eaten anything harmful (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?