Why does my dog have diarrhea every few days?

Why does my dog have diarrhea every few days?

Your dog’s diarrhea could be caused bacteria found in raw or improperly cooked meats, meat left sitting out for awhile or in decaying vegetables. Studies show dogs can pick up a bacterial infection if kenneled with another dog that has it. Diarrhea can occur every two to four weeks and could be ongoing for years.

What is mild diarrhea in dogs?

In dogs, dietary indiscretion (eating garbage or other offensive or irritating materials), or a change in diet is a common cause of acute (sudden) diarrhea. Stress, especially following travel, boarding, or other changes in environment, can also cause acute diarrhea.

What happens if you feed a mastiff too much?

Weight is a huge issue for Mastiffs because there’s such a fine line between handling their caloric needs and feeding them too much. Excess weight can be detrimental for a Mastiff because of the extra stress on its joints. It also makes it susceptible to chronic conditions like diabetes.

What can cause diarrhea in an older dog?

Tumors of the intestine, usually in older dogs. Fungal infections such as histoplasmosis, in certain parts of the country. Veterinarians may determine the cause of small intestinal diarrhea from blood tests, examination of the stool, x-rays, ultrasound of the abdomen, or by endoscopy.

What are the symptoms of small intestinal diarrhea in dogs?

Symptoms Of Small Intestinal Versus Large Intestinal Diarrhea In Dogs. With small intestinal diarrhea, a larger amount of stool is passed with a mild increase in frequency–about three to five bowel movements per day. The pet doesn’t strain or have difficulty passing stool. Animals with small intestinal disease may also vomit and lose weight.

Can you keep a Cane Corso with a mastiff?

I wouldn’t keep a Cane Corso with another large dog of the same sex. The Cane Corso is more attentive to his owner and more responsive to training than other mastiffs. Though quite dominant and strong-willed, he will respect an owner who is confident and consistent. Cane Corsos have tighter skin than other mastiffs and drool less.