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    It’s not a serious disease for dogs. In general, it’s due to over feeding, which leads to over exertion of gastrointestinal tract and indigestion. Although dyspepsia is not very serious, it still has a certain impact on dogs. Some dogs may not eat for a few days because of this.

    The main causes of dyspepsia are improper feeding management, uneven hunger and satiety of dogs, and overeating. Poor food quality, too cold food in winter, too long and rancid food in summer, unclean tableware, long-term use and no disinfection are also the causes of the disease.

    Clinical manifestations: constipation, diarrhea and other symptoms, vomiting of livestock, initially for chestnut, after foam mucus and gastric juice, depending on the nature of the disease, vomit mixed with blood, bile and mucosal debris. Loose stool is a mixture of water and feces at first, then watery stool, sometimes mixed with tissue debris and blood. The dog has mild abdominal pain, body bending and lying in the cold dark place, abdominal tension, mild yellow and white tongue coating, rapid dehydration of the body, yellow urine color, the course of disease is generally about 2 to 5 days.

    Treatment and prevention: first stop feeding for one day, and give vegetable soup, porridge and other easily digestible liquid food 24 hours later. It can be treated with stomach invigorating drugs, such as Lactobacillin, stomach enzyme mixture, and maternal diet. If you have loose stool or watery stool mixed with mucus and blood, you can take gentamicin and berberine orally. In case of severe dehydration, sugar salt water, physiological salt water and compound sodium chloride can be input. Take the above treatment measures and strengthen nursing, 2 to 3 days can be cured.

    The prevention of this disease is mainly to take the correct feeding management methods. It can be fed regularly and quantitatively. The pups within one year old can be fed four to five times a day and the adult dogs two to three times a day. The food should be processed and cooked, the varieties should be diversified, and the coarse and fine grains should be matched, such as rice, noodles, corn, sweet potato, celery, carrot, cabbage, cooked meat, bone soup, etc., so as to ensure the balanced intake of various nutrients by dogs and meet the needs of growth and development. Cooked meat products such as ham and sausage should not be fed frequently. Fruit can be given properly, especially for young children. The food should be kept fresh to prevent freezing and mildew. The tableware should be cleaned and disinfected after each use. It should not be mixed with other dogs.

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