Herbal Remedies for Pets: Diarrhea

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Milk intolerance, allergies, chronic pancreatitis, roundworms, colitis, infections or poisoning may all cause diarrhea. At the first sign of diarrhea, withhold food for 24 hours, then feed your pet a bland meal of rice and unseasoned hamburger or chicken. If diarrhea continues for longer than two days, consult your veterinarian. Painful or bloody diarrhea requires immediate attention.

A preparation made from slippery elm (Ulmus rubra) powder can soothe an irritated intestinal tract. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved it for this use for humans.

Slippery Elm Stomach Soother


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