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my dog has diarrhea
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Dog
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How long has your boy had this?

What is his breed?

Any other symptoms?

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How long has your boy had this?

What is his breed?

Any other symptoms?

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about two days with diarrhea and not eating

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he is a poodle

Walter :

If he becomes lethargic or you notice blood in the stool or vomit, he needs to see his vet promptly. As this is a sign of serious illness including a parasite infection or a blockage among other things. This sounds like a case of upset stomach. You can self treat this at home unless any of the above symptoms start presenting.

I would recommend skipping his next meal and allow his stomach time to rest first to give the GI track time to rest. Make sure it is a couple of hours before his next meal. I would then start him on a bland diet of boiled chicken and rice to help settle his stomach.(1 part skinless chicken Breast to 3 parts white rice) I am concerned with him becoming dehydrated as this is quite serious with dogs. I recommend giving him unflavored pedilayte to replace the electrolytes. Do not feed anything other then the bland diet.

You can give Immodium or Kaopectate Here is a link with dosage instructions: Please Click Here

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