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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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My dog has had diarrhea days. He only does this once a day

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My dog has had diarrhea for 6 days. He only does this once a day for last two days. He has not eaten anything for 3 days. I took him to see the vet 3 days ago. No seems concerned that he is not eating. I am very worried.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have tried to find out if ensure is safe, I bought pedialyte. I would like him to get some nutrition.
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year 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 situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:

What treatments did the vet start him on?

Any blood or mucus in his diarrhea?

Any vomiting, retching, gagging, or lip licking?

Are his gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?

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

Could he have eaten anything he should not have (iebones, stones, socks, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?