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I have a 4 month old Cockerpoo who has on going diarrhea

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JA: Hi. How can I help?
Customer: I have a 4 month old Cockerpoo who has on going diarrhea problem where his deposit is usually the consistency of a cow pat and has on ocassions spots of blood.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name?
Customer: His name is ***** ***** the recent Corona lockdown he was under the care of our local vet and has been given a cause of antibiotics as well as a faecal sample the result of which was negative.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Bailey?
Customer: He has been fed on Royal Canin Puppy and the ingredients have been relayed to the vet who promised but has not got back to me. I have tried six times to make an appointment today and have not been able to get past the voice mail. I am now worried as last night he had a particularly bad episode with the faeces more like liquid and the dog plainly distressed at 2.00am not to mention me!!

Dr. Paul Brazzell here

I have over thirty years’ experience in veterinary internal medicine, emergency care and ultrasound

I would be delighted to help you out today

And in light of the current health crisis I will do my best to allow you to keep your pet at home.

At the bottom you will see a link to answers about Covid- 19 and pets

If not done so already please provide me your pet’s weight

I am authorized to talk by phone IF you would like to- there may be charge

It allows me to provide a more detailed, timely and accurate answer

Unless YOU request the call you will NOT be charged for one

WE ARE NOT ALLOWED BY VETERINARY STATE BOARDS TO WRITE PRESCRIPTIONS

https://www.avma.org/sites/default/files/2020-03/covid-19-faq-email.pdf

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Customer: replied 3 days ago.
5 Kgs

Lets give Imodium at 1/2 tablet per 20 pounds 3X daily

Unless is Collie, Border Collie or Australian Shepherd

Then we will use Lomotil at 0.5 mg/pound 3X daily

No food till tonight

Then cooked hamburger and rice

Add 1 tbsp fortiflora a probiotic to each meal- dairy section of store

Pedialyte to drink

I will check in with you tomorrow