03 Dec Dogs diarrhea
Unfortunately, diarrhea is something most dogs will experience at some point in their lives. Many dogs regularly suffer from this unpleasant digestive problem, which causes frequent visits to the toilet and makes their chair liquid. It’s not funny either for your dog or for you, and it can be a symptom of a serious health problem, so it’s best to know how to deal with this problem before it comes to you to make your pet feel better!
What causes diarrhea to dogs?
There are many different causes, such as intolerance to food and allergies, metabolic diseases, infections and parasites. Stress and elevated physical activity can cause digestive problems including diarrhea:
How to treat a dog:
As soon as your dog has a liquid stool, it is recommended to stop feeding for at least one day, so that the digestive system has time to recover and regenerate. Ensure your dog has enough fluid in the form of boiling water and then cooled or chamomile tea. After 24 hours you can start feeding your dog again, but it’s best to start with simple foods like rice or yogurt, or special dietary food for digestive problems. In most cases, the diarrhea will withdraw from you after a few days.
How can I prevent diarrhea?
A common cause of diarrhea is feeding errors , or as they are often called, acute uncomplicated gastroenteritis. The following tips could help you:
Do not store your dog with large portions of food
Keep your dog with low-carbohydrate foods
Avoid changing food quickly – if you want to change the food your dog eats, mix it in current foods always in ever-increasing quantities over a period of time
Very fatty foods are very difficult to digest in dogs
Always check the expiration date! When food is broken, it most likely causes digestive problems