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plaease could i have advice

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by staflove, Jul 2, 2009.


  1. staflove

    staflove PetForums VIP

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    Both my dogs have the runs, i have not fed them anything diffrent, now it did seem to clear and back firm again Kye had it first then tess started with it now they both got it could i be the change of weather :(
     
  2. james1

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    ive noticed my two are a little soft, not thought much about it im just carrying on with their normal feeds.... I am taking them swimming has yours? It may be a little dirty water though as I sa ive not really thought about it :)
     
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    I thought of posting this last night, my 2 are the same i was also wondering if it was the heat they are both well but like yours have the runs.
     
  4. Nonnie

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    It very well could be the weather, but if it continues you may want to seek veterinary advice incase they have picked up a bug or something whilst out on a walk.

    Do they drink from outside water sources such as rivers and puddles?

    Id feed them some very bland food for the next 24-48 hours and see if that helps. Some probiotics would be useful aswell.
     
  5. JSR

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    2 of mine and 1 of the foster's have had the same. It's just the weather. I gave mine boiled rice and some cooked chicken and they were fine within 48 hours. ;)
     
  6. rona

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    Both of mine have got problems. Don't think it's the hot weather with Alfie though, he's got too bad
     
  7. staflove

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    Thanks guys its not the water cos there wimps and wont swim, but i could not really ignor it as it was like water on my room floor but they are firming up but it could be the weather il keep an eye on them thank you :D
     
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    There seem to be a few people posting about similar problems across a couple of forums atm, so perhaps it is a combination of the heat and a slight tummy bug?

    Definitely make sure they're getting plenty of fresh clean water, and check to make sure they're not dehydrating.
     
  9. Kinski

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    I've just had my pair at the vet as they've both had a dire rear for 3 days now, nothing was working so I thought I'd get them checked out. They both got an injection plus some tablets and I've just to keep them on the bland diet they've been on . I will never moan about the cost of dog food again, they are costing me a fortune in chicken :001_tt2:.

    Terri
     
  10. Dingle

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    It's most likely down to the heat wave at the moment.

    Give them some scrambled egg, that usually helps... also lots of fresh water.
    During the day get the in the garden & damp them down with a hose pipe or just wet towels etc...

    hth
     
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