Diarrhea

Gastrointestinal Parasites in Dogs: Nero’s Spaghetti Diarrhea

Gastrointestinal Parasites in Dogs: Nero’s Spaghetti Diarrhea

Puppies contract intestinal worms through their mother’s milk. The parasites’ clever life requires multiple treatments to eliminate them from their system. The common intestinal parasites in dogs include: hookworms roundworms whipworms tapeworms In puppies, severe infestation can become a life-threatening problem. Depending on which parasite is ailing the puppy, symptoms might include: diarrhea vomiting excessive gas weight loss pot-bellied appearance…

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Chronic Small Intestinal Diarrhea in Dogs: Stories from My Diary-rrhea

Chronic Small Intestinal Diarrhea in Dogs: Stories from My Diary-rrhea

Chronic small intestinal diarrhea is diarrhea that lasts continuously or intermittently for 2-4 weeks and hasn’t responded to therapies. Some of the causes discussed under acute small intestinal diarrhea will slide into this category inevitably, if not diagnosed properly and treated. Of all the four categories I am discussing, this one is the doozie. The possibilities and different causes seem…

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