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1) What food is she on full time? 2) Are you giving any treats? human food? 3) Is she on a monthly deworming protocol? If so, what? 4) What intestinal parasites did she have? 5) Has she ever had a negative fecal exam? 6) Has a fecal culture been sent to the lab for her?
I'm afraid I cannot offer a phone call due to the hour.I inquire about the fecal culture as intermittent issues with GI upsets are sometimes due to bacterial overgrowths, though we typically see persistent issues and not intermittent ones. This would be a small amount of stool sent to a lab where they would run a culture and determine what antibiotics would best treat her symptoms based on what bacteria were present. You may be able to skip this entirely with the addition of pre- and probiotics to her diet. This is a good example of one made into a treat: https://www.chewy.com/nutri-vet-pre-probiotics-dog-soft/dp/132164?utm_source=google-product&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=hg&utm_content=Nutri-Vet&utm_term=&gclid=CIWMrKaa688CFUpNfgodqPQFgg&gclsrc=aw.dsIf she has been on a heart worm prevention regimen and has still contracted parasites, she may need to switch the type of prevention she's on. A recheck fecal exam would be worthwhile every few weeks until she's negative and your vet is sure that she is not reinfecting herself with environmental exposure. It's imperative that all stool in the yard be picked up as its deposited to minimize her risk.
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