14 year bichon/poodle has been sick for a week with diarrhea and vomiting, he has…

14 year bichon/poodle has been sick for a week with diarrhea and vomiting, he has stopped vomiting for almos 2 daysnow. Has a scheduled ultrasound on Monday what would you recommend to feed him? I’v tried chicken and rice with veggies doesn’t want to eat it much which normal he would eat right away. He will eat if I sprinkle cheese on it. But mainly just eats all the cheese. Any recommendations to keep him comfortable till Monday?

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Carol Smock
1 year ago

Dr. Magnifico, I’m stepping in to update you on Venessa’s behalf – she’s taking him to the clinic now. This is the patient I text you about. Charlie received fluids and hospitalization last week, was sent home with Metronidazole. Two days later, his condition worsened and the clinic recommended an ultrasound, but they can’t get the traveling doctor in until this coming Thursday to do that. She saw another Clinic on Saturday (to see if they could do the ultrasound) who told her to cease Metro (said the dose was too low for Charlie’s size anyway) and prescribed Albon, Denammarin… Read more »

Krista Magnifico
1 year ago

Hello, I’m sorry to hear about your pup. I need more information to offer any meaningful advice. Has your pet been under the care of a vet? Have you asked for help through the weekend? Do they have any ideas as to what might be going on? Have you tried any of the antiemetics like cerenia? What about iv fluid therapy in patient for the next two days? In my opinion you don’t need help on what to feed you need help on how to manage what’s going on now. If he is sick or nauseous he isn’t going to… Read more »