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Hey everyone... My wife and I are pretty puzzled as to what it is that keeps on giving Noel diarrhea... She eats premium dog food, she's a Blue Buffalo dog... She gets 4 cups a day, 2 cups twice... And she gets a few treats here and there throughout the day... I don't get what could be giving her diarrhea though...

The only thing we can think of is that at night when we're inside, she sits at the back door watching the frogs and lizards and bugs come to the back door (since there's light inside)... We'll let her out some to go to the bathroom, and all I can figure is maybe she's eating lizards and frogs and stuff, and maybe that's whats giving her diarrhea? If that's the case, then I guess we're out of luck, cause we can't exactly stop her from doing that when she's in the back yard...

Any thoughts anyone?
 

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My two have digestive issues since they were babies so I have way too much experience with loose stool/diarrhea.

There are so many different reasons why this could be happening to Noel.
How long does the episode last?
What is the color like (yucky i know)?
Have you had a fecal sample tested recently?
Does your dog have seasonal allergies? Sometimes high pollen/grass/weed count can upset their digestive tracts.

1 or 2 days is not uncommon as long as it is not bloody or accompanied by other symptoms. Sometimes even if it is a high quality food the ingredients changes slightly from bag to bag and this could also be a reason...

Sometimes there is not much you can do... it might be something bigger (IBD) or it could be just a fluke...
Good luck and hopefully this helps. Get better Noel!
 

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Hi,
It could be all the mixed treats threw the day,

It could be a upper bowl infection,

it could be a problem with the anal glands,

It could be worms.

Is their any blood?

My advice I say take your dog with a fresh as possible stool sample from your dog in a container get your dog checked out by a vet. Then you can get to the bottom of your problem.

Regards

Pam
 

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Hot dogs do it to Big Words. He lrves teh hotdogs, but I've got to limit him to a nibble or two a day. Too many carrots will also do it to him. :-(
 

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you mention the high quality kibble, but what are the treats? There are lots of "natural" and "holistic" marketed treats out there that are utter garbage. you won't know unless you read the labels.

1. get a fecal done
2. give kibble as the treats for 6 weeks and see if the poopie problems go away
 

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give kibble as the treats for 6 weeks and see if the poopie problems go away
That's what I would do first. Cut out ALL non-kibble food over a period of time and see what happens. If you get no diarrhea, then introduce the treats one at a time while watching his stool and keep track of when it comes back. Sometimes a fatty treat or an ingredient in a treat can cause the "loosies". :)

If she's still getting diarrhea with all treats cut out, then I'd look further.
 

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it's spelled Diarrhoea (just for future reference). I'd say she's eating something outside or maybe her belly doesn't like the premium food
 

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Have you actual been to a vet with your dog?:(

what tests was done and what was the results?

what treatment and advice did your vet give you?

as you not said, or hoping to save money by asking on here to sort it out. In the mean time at what cost to your dog.:(
 
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