• I am changing my dogs food and mixed it slowly. I am coming up on day 5 and she has diarrhea. What do we do.

    Hi David,
    If the diarrhea has continued, I recommend that you take her into see a veterinarian. Diarrhea that lasts longer than 12 hours is unlikely to resolve without treatment. The change in food can sometimes upset the balance of bacteria in a dog’s GI tract which can lead to diarrhea. However, there can be other causes including intestinal parasites or a more serious underlying medical issue. Your vet can talk to you more about the cause of her diarrhea after they have examined her. They may recommend some lab tests to help diagnose or rule out certain diseases. The treatment that she needs will depend on the underlying cause of the diarrhea.


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