What do I do if my dog is vomiting and has diarrhea?

asked 2017-01-13 14:40:43 -0600

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Go to the vet and figure out the better diet

Michael C.'s profile image Michael C.  ( 2017-02-23 14:04:29 -0600 ) edit

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answered 2017-02-08 20:27:39 -0600

If your dog has diarrhea and is vomiting I would call the vet right away. It could be from something they ate and is making them sick but it could be worse like an allergy or parasite. Act quickly to be on the safe side and ask a vet.

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answered 2017-02-10 10:11:22 -0600

Vet immediately. If it was just diarrhea I would say canned pumpkin, but with the vomiting in tow with it, I would recommend a vet visit. This is a symptom of poisoning ( not saying that's what's causing it, but i won't rule it out. ) It could be from something they ate.

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answered 2017-02-23 14:03:31 -0600

You should definitely consult your vet if they are vomiting and have diarrhea.

Depending on the severity, I always give my dog plain boiled white rice. It really settles her stomach. If that doesn't work I try a scoop of pumpkin.

Also consider what could have caused the issue, did your pup get into something? Could it be anxiety issues?

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answered 2017-02-23 13:58:26 -0600

With excessive of either, call the Vet. It could be nothing but these can be serious warnings of ingestion of something poisonous.

If the stool is loose, or you believe the vomitting is caused by car sickness or nervousness, a treat with ginger in it can help settle the stomach and always works great for me. Also be sure to provide lots of water to prevent dehydration since the pup is loosing fludis.

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answered 2017-02-23 14:03:25 -0600

I would contact a vet always. Your vet may want to check if the dog ate something bad or poisonous. It could be the dog has a sensitive tummy from changing food brands or ate human food. If its just diarrhea, my vet has recommended giving the dog canned pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling). You can start with 1/4 teaspoon ever 2-4 hours working your way up to 2 tablespoons.

* Pumpkin helps with diarrhea and constipation by the way.

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