Chronic but Modest Dog Diarrhea
by Jordan Erenrich
(New York, NY)
My dog's had modest diarrhea since I got her and I've tried several remedies with no luck (yogurt, pumpkin, switching to a grain/gluten free diet (natures variety dog food), and most recently boiled lean chicken and white rice, supplemented with a probiotic pill with bacillus coagulants).
She is an 18 month old female black lab from a rescue 6 weeks ago.
For the first day, the chicken and rice diet firm up her poo mostly (it was solid, except for a bit at the end). But then, she went the other way....she'll still only poo twice a day outside, but it is now complete mush, worse than its been before.
And she's healthy otherwise. Loves to play in the dog park, and run. Only slight issue is that I noticed some dandruff yesterday and more scratching than usual.
Can I try anything else? She's been on chicken and rice for 3 days, and her poo was mush this morning. Should I switch her back to dog food?
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