It’s a common problem that dogs have bad intestines and stomachs. 8 out of 10 dogs have diseases in their intestines and stomachs. Some symptoms are serious and some problems are not serious. Diarrhea, vomiting, fever and other conditions may occur in serious cases. Dogs have a bad stomach and are prone to diarrhea!
The etiology of enteritis is similar to that of gastritis, but the disease is usually secondary to some infectious and parasitic diseases. For example: canine distemper, parvovirus, coronavirus, tapeworm, Ascaris lumbricoides, hookworm, whipworm, trichomonad and other pesticide poisoning.
In addition, pathogenic bacteria can also cause enteritis. E. coli, Salmonella, proteus, etc. can cause enteritis. The main symptoms of enteritis are diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever and toxemia. The stool at the beginning of the disease has mucus and soft stool. When the inflammation spread to the submucosa, the feces were watery and smelly. When the duodenum is inflamed, vomiting may occur. When the intestinal mucosa is damaged and bleeding, the stool is tomato sauce color, and has a fishy smell. It is very urgent, and the heavy dogs can see anal incontinence. The change of the whole body is more serious, mental depression, slow response, general weakness, temperature rise above 40-41 degC, tachycardia, visible mucosal cyanosis, eyeball subsidence, high dehydration, acidosis. Severe cases may be comatose and self poisoned.
Since the disease comes from the mouth, the drug treatment is only to treat the symptoms and not the root cause. If you want the dog to suffer less from gastrointestinal disease, you should adjust your eating habits, avoid frequent food changes, and feed the dog reasonably. To adjust the eating habits, we must first change the type of food. The food should be fresh, easy to digest and absorb, and can also be mainly dog food with rich nutrients. Don’t give your dog any exciting or hard food. Eat less and eat more every day to avoid the burden on the stomach. Common drugs to relieve gastrointestinal discomfort in dogs, such as probiotics, etc., probiotics are essential factors for the gastrointestinal health and even the health of the body of pets. Daily supplement of probiotics to pets can maintain the health of the gastrointestinal tract. Generally, dogs will get better after probiotics are used.
Dogs must form a good regularity when eating. After the regularity, it is better for dogs’ intestines and stomachs. However, if the environment is changed suddenly, or the transitional period of changing dog food, or the deworming or vaccination, etc., it may cause dogs to have diarrhea. Generally, this situation does not need to be particularly worried, and will improve itself.