• Can I give my pet an anti diarrheal like pepto bismal. Have been feeding her 1 part chicken to three parts rice. It's been 4 days. She is elderly and has a tumor on her spleen. I just want to help make her a little more comfortable. Any suggestion would be helpful. Thanks

    Hi Audrey,
    If the diarrhea has continued for 4 day,s I recommend that you take her into see a veterinarian as soon as possible. Diarrhea for that long will not usually resolve on its own. I recommend that you do not use Pepto unless directed to do so by your vet. This medication can sometimes be harmful depending on the cause of the diarrhea and the pet’s overall medical history. Your vet will be able to recommend the treatment that is best after they have examined her.


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