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Another bout of diarrhea
Sadly, I am seeing that our issues are not uncommon here. Not sure if that makes me feel better or not. Someone wrote, our pup has been on chicken and rice more than any other food. I can so relate. It is 8:11am here and trying to wait patiently for the vet's office to open at 9 am. I cannot believe our puppy has diarrhea again. It is pure liquid. I feel like we cannot leave the house for fear that he will get sick. Here is a little bit of our story that I posted on another thread:
We have an 8 mth old and he has been to the vet every month since we got him. 2 of the 6 months have not been for stomach issues. In May he had a bacterial infection with colitis. Now he has colitis again. He just finished Metrodinazole on Friday 8/26. He had a recurrence of diarrhea on Wed, then blood in his vomit on Thursday. This morning he woke me up and has had liquid stools for about 3 hours now.
We went to ER yesterday and they just think blood was from a tear in his espoghaus when he vomited. They think he vomited from lack of food in his stomach (which he has done before). They did x-rays but they showed healthy GI.
Now waiting for the vet's office to open. They told us Wed they would put him back on Metrodinazole if he still had diarrhea.
(sigh) We never thought we would get a dog (allergies) and now this puppy has been so sick it breaks our hearts daily.
We aren't sure if it is food or something else. He eats (when not eating chicken & rice & pumpkin) a meatloaf recipe from our vet: 2 lbs of ground meat (beef, turkey or chicken), 3 eggs, Honest Kitchen Preference, & rice. He will seem fine on that for a few days then a bout of soft stools, settles, then ok, then more diarrhea. Some bouts last longer so we get medication. He also eats baked chicken or turkey as treats or toppings to the meatloaf. The vet thought he was allergic to dry kibble so he gets none of that ever, but we still are seeing a consistent healthy pup.
Thoughts or prayers are appreciated.