Diarrhea

Dogs have diarrhea for a myriad of reasons. Because they have a short digestive tract, it can seem to come on quite fast. Look out – they always seem to go on carpet! Some likely causes are they could’ve eaten something that didn’t agree with them; such as a fatty food, ingested a toxin from the environment, have a parasite, had unnecessary vaccines, etc. If your dog is exhibiting chronic diarrhea, they will quickly become dehydrated. Take them to the vet! Otherwise, for acute symptoms allow nature to run its course. Diarrhea is a way to void the body of whatever toxins that are there. Use these helpful tips to manage. They are effective in cooling, soothing and healing inflammation.


Control Dehydration – The most important line defense

Fast – Withhold food 6-12 hours. Do NOT fast puppies /senior dogs. Offer small portions

Identify what caused diarrhea. It’s always important to examine your dog’s stool

When they are ready to eat, keep food bland, split meals up into smaller portions 3-4 per day.

Puree All Food for 24 hours. Keep food BLAND

Organic BONE BROTH!

Offer organic free-range scrambled eggs

If you believe its food related always implement the “Elimination Diet”. Start w/ 1 food & add

Supervise dog so they don’t get into things. Teach “leave it”!

Herbs – Chamomile, Ginger and/or Fennel. Herbs can be made into a tea and added to food

Add a prebiotic foods – apples and bananas. Small pieces

Add probiotic foods – kimchi, raw goat milk or goat kefir

Add probiotic & digestive enzyme https://market.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/

IF your dog happens to be on an antibiotic – give probiotic away from antibiotic. 1-2 hours.

Slippery Elm – A demulcent herb – soothing and coating the digestive tract.

Marshmallow Root – Another demulcent herb – soothing and coating the digestive tract.

Unsweetened Coconut Flakes

Gluten Free Instant Oatmeal

Pureed Pumpkin or Sweet Potato. 1 tsp / 10 lbs

Mashed Banana – small amount

Ground / Pureed Peas or Walnuts – 1 tsp / 20 lbs.

Rx Vitamins Clay”

Homeopathic Remedy: Arsenicum Album 6C

Homeopathic Remedy: Nux Vomica 6C

Homeopathic Remedy: Pulsatilla 6C


Stay Calm and please NEVER ever get mad at your dog for these incidents.

If any medical condition continues or worsens for more than 24 – 48 hours get to a vet clinic ASAP.  https://courteous-canines.com/terms-and-conditions/