When should I worry about puppies diarrhea? While mild diarrhea will often resolve on its own with time and patience, severe cases may require urgent medical attention from your veterinarian. Symptoms that persist over multiple days, or diarrhea accompanied by fever, bloody stool, pale gums, lethargy, mood changes, or tar-like stool should be cause for concern.
What should I do if my puppy has Diarrhoea? You should begin by feeding them small portions of boiled white rice. If this goes down well you can add a small amount of boiled chicken into their next meal. This diet should help settle their stomach and within a day you should see your puppy’s waste turn back to its normal consistency.
How long should puppy diarrhea last? A: Puppy diarrhea can last for just a few hours, or it may persist for days or even longer. Always talk to your veterinarian if puppy diarrhea lasts for more than a day or two or if it is associated with vomiting, lethargy, weakness or any other symptoms of disease.
What causes diarrhea with puppies? Parasites. Young puppies are prone to parasites. Whether they are born with parasites or pick them up from the environment, parasites like roundworms, hookworms, whipworms, coccidia, and giardia all cause diarrhea in puppies and all require veterinary attention.