Why does my Dalmatian have diarrhea?

Why does my Dalmatian have diarrhea?

If your Dalmatian is an otherwise healthy adult (2-8) and you suspect the diarrhea is caused by food intolerances, ingestion of rotten, foul or toxic ingredients, allergies or a change in kibble, then fasting is a good option to try.

Should a puppy with diarrhea fast?

Puppies, and elderly dogs, for example, need nutrients. Also, a fast may not be appropriate for little dogs, who do not have the physical reserves of their larger cousins. Diarrhea can lead to dehydration, so make sure to give your dog access to water at all times.

What foods give puppies diarrhea?

However, grapes and raisins, onions, garlic, macadamia nuts, chocolate, alcohol, coffee and foods containing the artificial sweetener Xylitol (such as some peanut butters) can all be harmful to your dog, so keep these foods out of reach and never feed them to your dog.

When should I worry about puppy diarrhea?

Most cases of puppy diarrhea are not severe. However, if your puppy has any of the following symptoms, call your vet immediately: Bloody diarrhea. Black, tarry stools.

When to call the vet if your puppy has diarrhea?

You should also call your vet if your puppy has not received all of her vaccinations and is having diarrhea. The parvovirus causes diarrhea in puppies and is a potentially lethal infection that requires immediate veterinary attention. The treatment for your puppy’s diarrhea depends on the cause.

When do you have diarrhea for a week or longer?

Avoid these medicines if you have bloody diarrhea or high fever, which can be signs of a bacterial or parasitic infection. They can worsen the diarrhea if this is the case. And do not use these medicines at all in children. Chronic diarrhea lasts for 4 weeks or longer. It typically signals something other than a viral infection as the root cause.

What is medical condition presents with sudden-onset diarrhea that then persists?

What medical condition presents with sudden-onset diarrhea that then persists, and no other symptoms? It may very well be microscopic colitis. However, it may also come with other symptoms: abdominal cramps, nausea and mild joint aches. But painless diarrhea is the key symptom of microscopic colitis.

What are the differentials for painless diarrhea?

“The differential for painless diarrhea would include microscopic colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, cancer, food allergies or sensitivities, some infections, pancreatic insufficiency and medications,” says Alan Gingold, DO, a board certified gastroenterologist with the Digestive Healthcare Center of NJ.