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Dog Diarrhea: Can an Online Vet Help?

Apr 4, 2019Uncategorized0 comments

It happens to everyone at some point. The dog gets diarrhea. Why not use an online vet to get your dog the help it needs? The veterinarians at TelePAWS are available to help you get your furry friend back to normal quickly.

Online Vets Can Treat Your Dog’s Diarrhea Quickly

If your pet has very watery diarrhea, blood in the stool, loss of appetite, or lethargy, they need care sooner than later. Waiting too long can result in dehydration, a painful abdomen, and worsening of symptoms. Contact us when you see the first signs of loose stools in order to get ahead of it before it turns into a more serious issue.

Online Vets Can Help Determine the Cause of Your Dog’s Diarrhea

There are many reasons that dogs develop diarrhea. Getting into the trash or eating material that doesn’t belong in the GI tract will result in loose stools. Other causes include viral or bacterial infections, parasites, food allergies, and even stress.

Recurring diarrhea can be a sign of something more serious like inflammatory bowel disease, liver or kidney disease, or cancer. It is important that you consult with a veterinarian whenever your pet is not feeling well.

Trust an Online Vet to Give the Best Advice For Your Dog

Home treatments like feeding bland food such as chicken and rice can be helpful, but many times this will not be enough to get your dog back to having normal feces. Never give your dog over-the-counter diarrhea medications made for people without first consulting with a veterinarian. Some of these drugs can be harmful to them.

An online vet may be able to prescribe medications to help ease the symptoms of diarrhea and get your dog back to his normal self within a couple of days. (See NOTE below) Medications can include antibiotics, probiotics, specialized foods, and other anti-diarrheals. Which medication is chosen depends upon the severity of the symptoms and the cause of the diarrhea.

NOTE: Many states do not allow online prescriptions.

Why Choose an Online Vet to Treat Your Dog’s Diarrhea?

Veterinarian offices are busy and your pet is stressed already. An online veterinarian can provide the suggest medications to treat your pet’s diarrhea without making a trip in to the vets office. Many pet owners find it frustrating that they have to wait days to get seen with their regular veterinarian. You no longer have to wait and risk having your pet get more and more sick. Online veterinarians at Telepaws are available today to see you!

Further information: https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/doggie-diarrhea/

We at TelePAWS want your pet to be feeling their very best! Whether your dog has had one episode of diarrhea or has had chronic diarrhea for weeks, look to your trusted veterinarians at TelePAWS for fast, reliable care.

Get help for your dog’s diarrhea for just $50. Contact us today!



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