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Yes, we can see diarrhea associated with a diet change, so it's possible.
At his age, I would also be concerned about intestinal parasites.
I do recommend taking a recent sample to your regular vet to be tested for parasites.
As long as he is eating and drinking well, I think you could wait 24-48 hours before taking him to the vet.
However, the vet can offer you medication that could hasten the resolution of his diarrhea.
At home, you can feed boiled rice and boiled chicken.
You can also use a human OTC probiotic once daily.
Thank you for your kind advice . If he doesn't improve by tomorrow then I will take him and a stool sample to the vets in case it is intestinal parasites. I meant to say that I also have his brother Zebedee poodle 17 weeks who had the same diet change yesterday, but he seems absolutely fine in contrast. His stools are absolutely fine . Would i need to get him checked out as well?
It would be good to bring both of their stools to be checked - sometimes dogs do not always show clinical signs even if they are affected.
Also, one may just happen to have a food intolerance or allergy that the other does not.
I don't think Zebedee needs an exam, but the fecal check is a good idea.
Thanks for this ,I just thought I'd better mention about Zebedee because I want them both to be OK and if it is an allergy, food intolerance or a parasite infection want to get it sorted out for them as early as possible.
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