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

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

It’s a good idea to offer your pet a bland diet for a couple of days following an episode of vomiting and/or diarrhoea. It is best to feed smaller sized meals more regularly until your pet is back to normal. You can then gradually reintroduce their usual diet. In most cases, your pet should recover without a problem.

What are the symptoms of a stomach virus in a dog?

Symptoms of gastroenteritis in dogs

  • Vomiting (may appear foamy and yellow in colour once the stomach has been emptied)
  • Diarrhoea.
  • Stomach pain.
  • Lack of appetite.
  • Gagging or dry heaving.
  • Lethargy.

What does it mean when a dog is dry heaving?

Dogs retch due to allergies, exposure to parasites, bloat, or ingesting a poisonous substance. While all of these are undesirable, the last two can be fatal. If your dog is only dry heaving every now and then, you probably have nothing to worry about the retching is their way of solving the problem.

How long does it take a dog to recover from gastroenteritis?

7-10 days

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