Dog Scratching and Diarrhea

By | Feb 4, 2010

Each and every an animal can get any sort of illness and sometimes the reason behind the illness is tricky to discover. With respect to dogs so many illnesses come from diet, or lack of diet. This includes dogs skin conditions and dogs diarrhea. This may happen in dogs because of any allergy form the food that it must have taken or because of the stress. Dog diarrhea is one of the reasons that is largely possible is the trash on which the dogs keep attacking every now and then. There are some things about which if car is taken, you can save your dog from diarrhea. Dog Enzymes can help cure dog diarrhea as well as many other conditions such as dogs skin allergies as well as atopic dermatitis dogs.
The first thing that you can do is to always keep a check on your dog and see what all it is eating. Never allow your dog to eat in the open areas where there is possibility of worms that normally resemble eatables in the general. The dogs think that they are food products and eat them. Get a dewormer for the garden in your house. There are many other chemicals that we use in general in the house for cleaning etc. take care that your dog does not swallow any packet of that. If in case you doubt that the chemical has reacted on your dog, immediately take the dog to the doctor. Also pay attention to other signs which will help you determine if the condition stems from a dog skin allergy or other health issue. For example if you notice excessive dog scratching than you pet may have a dogs skin allergy.
Another way to stop dog diarrhea in your dog is to make the dog eat homemade meals two to three times in day. The meals must be in small portions and also must be low fat. Again, pay attention to what is occurring on your dogs skin. Is the dog scratching and has the scratch frequency changed. If it has this may be a sign that it was indeed a dogs skin allergy causing the problems. You can try to give your dog boiled rice with little cottage cheese. If not beef then you can add some yogurt to the rice to help the dog to improve the digestion. If your does not like this plain food then to add a bit more taste to it you can put some ground beef with it. Other than rice you can give your dog oatmeal. If you want to serve non vegetarian food then you can give your dog boiled chicken and turkey. Skin diseases dogs manage to get are often a result of their food.
For the effective support to improve upon dog diarrhea, you must make your dog eat this meal even after a few days of the recovery from the illness. Then after a few more days you can start giving your dog its regular diet. If your dog has a problem of diarrhea occurrence very often, then get your dog to start taking diet that is highly digestible like the pumpkin. You can try giving your dog a diet that is rich in fiber on regular basis. These diets will help in making the stools firm.
If all your efforts that you have been trying successful for a long time or which are common treatments are not being fruitful then it is the time to take your dog to the veterinary doctor. The doctor would take the samples of the stool of your dog and give the correct reason for diarrhea and guide you with the right treatment. Lastly, notice what is happening with the dogs itchy skin and pay attention to any changes.

3 Comments so far
  1. godoggy4 February 4, 2010 2:13 pm

    this is an interesting blog in that i never realized the direct correlation between a dogs diet and skin conditions, digestive problems, and even diarrhea. makes you think that dogs enzymes are good to give all the time; is their any downside to doing so?

    Alice M.

  2. Vet School report February 19, 2010 12:13 am

    This article was very useful for a paper I am writing for my thesis.

    Thanks

    Bernice

  3. Meggan Sharber August 31, 2010 3:18 am

    will probably want to go with a oil based lotion. Better for your skin if you apply lotion several times daily. You should see a difference in 2 wks!! Good luck!

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