of How to Treat Dog Diarrhea was reviewed by on April 3, 2017.
+ Don't give your dog new foods that they have never eaten while you are still treating the diarrhea.
Thankfully, diarrhea that results from dietary indiscretion is relatively simple to treat. Some cases resolve on their own, but most owners are looking for ways to reduce the severity and duration of their dogs' symptoms. Minimizing diarrhea serves everyone’s best interests. Diarrhea is a quality of life issue for both dogs and the people who have to clean up the messes they make and/or get up in the middle of the night to let them out.
Sometimes the cause could be as simple as your dog eating something from your trash. Whatever the cause, it is important that the diarrhea is treated accordingly.
For a 1 or 2 day home treatment for dog diarrhea, try this…
Here are for treating a case of diarrhea in your dog.
If your cat or dog has diarrhea accompanied by fever, , blood in the stool, or lethargy, consult your veterinarian immediately, as these are serious symptoms. In these cases, hospitalization, , and IV fluids might be necessary to treat your pet. Your veterinarian will choose specific treatments based on what caused the diarrhea.Acute diarrhea may be a result of a food allergy or something toxic your dog ate. The diarrhea is a cleansing process of the body and may be treated by changing the dog's diet for a few days and helping him eliminate the toxins in the body. Dog diarrhea cures include discovering the cause of your dog's diarrhea and treating him with medications or change of diet. Diarrhea is usually a just minor digestive upset, but it's sometimes a symptom of a serious illness. Be sure to check with your veterinarian if symptoms persist. Owners sometimes will treat their dog’s diarrhea with a homemade diet without first consulting a veterinarian, which is fine so long as they abide by the provisos mentioned above. However, I recently ran across a case report concerning a dog whose caregivers didn’t, and the outcome was almost disastrous.If your dog has chronic diarrhea, it’s best to consult your homeopathic or holistic veterinarian who can help you get to the root of the problem and recommend an appropriate diet and treatment plan.Keeping the dog hydrated is one of the most important factors in treating diarrhea at home. Dogs can become dehydrated much quicker than humans, and even moderate dehydration can lead to life-threatening complications. Signs of dehydration in dogs include dully, pale gums and a loss of elasticity in the skin. In order to encourage dehydrated dogs to drink, give him ice cubes or mix a small amount of low-sodium chicken broth in the water. A few teaspoons of Pedialyte can also help replace electrolytes lost as a result of the diarrhea. If a dog has limited water intake for more than 24 hours, he should be taken to a veterinarian for evaluation and fluids.