Diarrhea in Dogs and How to Deal with it

Almost every dog suffers from diarrhea at least once in their lifetime. The reasons behind can include causes such as excitement, separation anxiety, improper diet, bacteria and any more.  Sometimes, the dog’s diarrhea is misinterpreted. Hence, to be sure whether your dog has diarrhea, you need to collect samples of their stool and see if it has blood in it. If it has diarrhea, you need to consult your veterinarian  immediately. In an ideal situation dogs suffer for 2 days from Diarrhea, but if the situation is too intense, they may suffer for a longer period of time.

Home remedies for dogs with Diarrhea

In situations, when you cannot take your dog to the vet, you can take help of some home remedies. Always keep your dog hydrated. The more your dog passes watery stool, weaker they would get. That is why the amount of water lost from the body needs to be replaced with the same volume. You can also mix water with electrolytes and give it to your dog.

Fasting is not always required to control dog diarrhea. But, if you notice that a particular variety of food is causing the harm, you can stop giving the food and  see if your dog is still showing symptoms of diarrhea. Avoid giving table scraps to your dog when they are suffering from diarrhea. Upset stomach of the dog can be one of the causes of diarrhea and if you provide them with inadvisable food it could just worsen the situation. If the dog is suffering from severe diarrhea, medicines prescribed by the vets can be of best use. Tylan is a very powerful medicine that helps in treating colitis and chronic diarrhea. But, if you are not comfortable to give unfamiliar medicine to your dog, you need to consult the vet on priority.

 

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