Has your dog had a bout of the runs? Did you know you can prepare your own electrolyte solution at home to help your dog with diarrhoea?
It is always important to try to establish
the cause of diarrhoea or loose stools in cats and dogs, especially if it is
Whatever the cause, there are a
number of helpful measures that may be taken at home to help your pet through
bouts of the runs!
Ensuring you follow your vet’s advice as a first port of call, you could try adding an electrolyte solution to your dog's water – to help
replenish electrolytes lost through diarrhoea.
Here is our helpful infographic with a recipe for home prepared
Recipe for homemade electrolyte solution for dogs
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Still need some advice? Investigate your pet’s unique requirements
with our registered Veterinary Nurse and holder of the Certificate in Canine
and Feline Veterinary Health Nutrition, Ness Bird.