Does Your Dog Suffer From Chronic Diarrhea? Here Are Some Natural Remedies To Use!

Does Your Dog Suffer From Chronic Diarrhea? Here Are Some Natural Remedies To Use!

If you’re a pet parent chances are your pup has experienced diarrhea and probably hates it as much as you do. Unfortunately diarrhea is very common in dogs leaving you with no option, but to prepare yourself ahead in time.

Because diarrhea is rather common, it is extremely useful to have some natural remedies at home so you can use them without having to worry. Our fur balls can get diarrhea from a number of reasons, from indigestion to food infection to vaccines and allergies. Acute diarrhea can occur anytime and may last for a short period of time, however, chronic diarrhea can occur more frequently and stay for a longer period of time.

When it becomes chronic, you should visit your vet immediately so your vet can determine the underlying cause of your pup’s diarrhea. But here are some natural remedies you can use to help relieve your pup’s chronic diarrhea in the meantime.

  • Change your pup’s diet, but don’t do it overnight as it may upset her stomach. Start slowly and gradually introduce her to new foods so she can adjust and adapt without a problem.
  • Add extra fiber to her food by giving her canned pumpkins, sweet potatoes etc. Always consult your vet to clear our any doubts yo may have.
  • Dogs who suffer form diarrhea usually have stomach cramps so you can use essential oils to help ease her pain. Peppermit of chamomile are usually recommended and all you have to do is add 3 or 4 drops of any one of these oils to half a teaspoon of olive oil and then rub the mixture on the tips of your pup’s ears.


The following herbs are also effective in treating chronic diarrhea

  • Slippery Elm
  • Licorice Root
  • Catnip
  • Oregon Grape
  • Chamomile

If you wish to give your pup nutritional supplements, you can use any of these:

  • Probiotics
  • Digestive Enzymes
  • L-Glutamine
  • N-Acetyl-Glucosamine

Remember that the aim of this article is to provide you with information, it should not be substituted with vet’s advice. Always consult your vet before your make any changes to your pup’s diet.

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