Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Lehigh Valley, PA
Re: Puppy has loose stools..hookworm/parasite or food?
I'm honestly not sure what to do at this point...
I took him to the vet today...$118 later I got a bag of science diet treats (so I can start house-training/rewarding him when he pees/poops), some IAMS low-moisture prescription food, a nail trim, a flea/tick topical, a heart-worm pill, some behavior management advice, and his first shot (not sure which one right at this moment)...
Couldn't submit another stool sample because he wouldn't produce one, but I'll drop one off tomorrow...after he does...
Anyways, the doc said that I should start using this new food since the Pro-Plan Puppy Rice/Chick. was giving him horrible diarreah. Anyways, since he was on just rice and boiled chicken for the past week, she said to mix in a 1/3 cup of the rice and boiled chicken and about a cup of the IAMS 4 times a day.
Why I'm at witts end is because he's back to diarreah again tonight...this is really getting rediculous!
Any helpful info would me much appreciated!
"Sheep fear the sheepdog because it is not a sheep, but when the wolves come around the sheep all cower behind the sheepdog"~LTC Dave Grossman, RANGER, Ph.D