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Diarrhoea and cleaning gravel

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by Fleur, May 6, 2011.


  1. Fleur

    Fleur Vassal to Lilly and Ludo

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    My little Lilly has bit of an upset tummy at the moment.
    She's struggling to go and when she does it's little bits of diarrhoea :(
    I'm keeping a close eye on her - she's eating, drinking and is her usual self.
    However my back garden is gravel - I've picked up all her poop and taken half the gravel with it and bagged it and binned it - I'm concerned now about germs and there is still a bit of a smell.
    Would it be OK if I get some pet friendly disenfectant and wet the garden with it and just leave it to dry?
    What do you all think is the most effective way of washing down a gravel garden?
     
  2. babycham2002

    babycham2002 PetForums VIP

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    We have big gravel in our garden, like a stony beach
    If need be we fill up a washing bowl with water and fairy liquid and wash it away by chucking it over the offending area
    Or get the hose pipe on it

    Get well soon Lilly :smile:
     
  3. Fleur

    Fleur Vassal to Lilly and Ludo

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    Ours is big gravel to - thanks for the advice.
    I'm sat here with Zipper next to me and his stomache is gurgling like mad - I think I might have 2 dogs with and upset tummy :(
     
  4. Pets2luv.webs.com

    Pets2luv.webs.com PetForums VIP

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    We use Jeyes fluid on our stones and pavement and leave it to dry. I also try and pick up any stones with the poop in the doggy bag to get rid of any soiled stones.
     
  5. cinnamontoast

    cinnamontoast Sois pas chiant, chéri.

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    My gravel has gradually disappeared over the years! Its their poo patch. I try to keep the gravel and you can hose it off by using the hose on a spray, not jet, setting.
     
  6. Fleur

    Fleur Vassal to Lilly and Ludo

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    Thanks guys - well I threw buckets of soapy water with some disinfectant mixed in over the garden and since then it has poured with rain and washed the gravel off so I needn't of bothered :rolleyes:
     
  7. Mum2Heidi

    Mum2Heidi PetForums VIP

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    As already said, I wash the area with the hose or soapy water and my OH sprays Jeyes fluid around a few times a year.
     
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