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Congratulations on your newest family member! Your puppy is very lucky to have you. There are many different causes of diarrhea including but not limited to: viral or bacterial infection, parasites, diet, stress, intestinal blockage, etc.
You should have him seen by your veterinarian right away since diarrhea can quickly lead to dehydration, which is a serious issue in and of itself. If the cause is of a viral source, it can be very a severe health issue for a puppy, and possibly contagious to other dogs.
It is important that he is on a high quality diet such as Royal Canin or Science Diet, or other diet recommended by your veterinarian.
John Smith, DVMVeterinarian
Dr. John Smith is a graduate of LSU, Class of 1998. He has over 10 years of experience...
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