Canine diarrhea remedies for dogs with chronic diarrhea, such as dietary supplements, herbs, and essential oils, are effective in treating and managing the problem.
If you have a dog, you will have to deal with the problem of diarrhea once in a while. Diarrhea is rather common in dogs, so it is extremely useful to have some remedies handy - you will need to use them sooner or later!
There are a lot of possible causes of canine diarrhea, from eating something indigestible to infections to food allergies, and more.
Canine diarrhea can occur suddenly and last for a short time (acute diarrhea). But sometimes dogs also have diarrhea on and off for a prolonged period of time (chronic), in which case a visit to the veterinarian to determine the underlying cause is necessary.
This page focuses on using natural remedies such as herbs, supplements, and so on to treat chronic diarrhea in dogs.
For common causes of canine diarrhea (both acute and chronic) and treatment of acute diarrhea, please refer to this page.
If your dog suffers from chronic diarrhea but a medical check-up has revealed no other signs of disease, you may want to try the following:
Remember, when changing her diet, do not change it overnight. This may cause upset stomach. Start slowly (e.g. 10% new food and 90% old food in the first week, 20% new food and 80% old food the second week, and so on) so that your dog's system can adapt and adjust to the change with ease.
Add 2-3 drops of one of these oils to a tablespoon of carrier oil (e.g. olive oil) and rub the oil mixture on your dog's belly.
The following herbs are effective in treating chronic diarrhea in dogs:
Nutritional supplements are useful canine diarrhea remedies. In particular, the following supplements should be given to your dog if he has chronic or repeated episodes of diarrhea:
Digestive enzymes can help with food digestion and absorption. In addition, some plant enzymes (e.g. Bromelain) can help fight inflammation and reduce swelling.
Here are some natural products that are effective in treating canine diarrhea. Click on the links below to find out more:
This natural herbal formula contains herbs such as Oregon grape, mullein, marshmallow, ginger and are effective in supporting the digestive and immune systems of your dog. As a result, your dog will have a strong and healthy GI tract and solid bowel movements.
This formula contains a unique combination of effective herbs for diarrhea (such as slippery elm, licorice, and alfalfa), as well as probiotics, vitamins, health-building co-factors and enzymes. This formula is ideal for animals suffering from chronic or recurrent poor digestion, food allergies, or irritable bowel issues.
This formula contains vitamins, probiotics and enzymes. It can effectively re-balance the gut microflora, assist in food digestion, and manage digestive problems such as diarrhea in dogs.