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Yes I would be concerned about the length of time this is lasting. In younger dogs they do not have a lot of reserves to tolerate the fluid loss. Perhaps she ingested something that disagrees with her system or is trapped in her system (puppies do like to chew on everything) or perhaps she has a viral problem (corona, parvo -- although I would expect it to be worsening) or she could have a parasite that has not be treated for.
If she was my patient I would recommend I take a look to do an exam and possibly some lab testing that might include lab work (cbc, chemistry profile, urine check and fecal analysis) to check for the problems I listed above. She might need an X-ray if ingestion of an unusual item that is trapped in the digestive tract is suspected.
If you cannot get her seen right away then here are a few suggestions:
1) Good idea to change her diet and feed a bland diet: Continue to feed white rice and boiled chicken breasts (chopped) in about 3 meals per day.
2) Bismuth sulfate liquid: Give 1 ml by mouth every 8 hours for diarrhea. This medication must be given 1 hour after any other medication as it will coat the system and can potentially prevent absorption of other medications.
3) Start a probiotic supplement such as one made for dogs (Fortiflora or Proviable) or use one for people that you trust OR you can use regular/plain yogurt at 1 tablespoonful per day.
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Thank you, ***** ***** get to our vet today as we are visiting Lincolnshire, we are leaving today to go back home. If she has not improved by tomorrow morning I will take her straight to the vet, unless she gets worse over night then I will go straight to an out of hours vet practice.
She has been vaccinated against Parvo, but unsure about Corona. So hopefully it is nothing like that
I shall get some probiotic yoghurt, I've never heard of bismuth sulphate.. but i will go to a pet store and local vets to see if they sell it.
Thanks for your advice, hopefully I'm just being over cautious