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Over the past year my sweet old Cinder has had on and off bouts of diarrhea. At this point, I would call it chronic. We've worked with our vet, last year had an x-ray of her abdomen, and now we are working on a very bland home made diet. We were doing okay, then I added small amounts of cooked turkey and for 2 days now she has had violent diarrhea. :(
I came home today to a mess on the rug. I followed her outside and she still had it along with blood. This is killing me. I called another Vet - the one who did my Rhumba's OFA xrays because my vet does not have a ultrasound machine. My vet suggested getting one since it would get a better look at the organs than an xray.
So we take her into the new doc next Tuesday at 9:30 am. That is going to feel like forever. I don't know what else to do for my little girl at this point. :(
I understand that blood work won't show cancer, but the ultrasound might. But I may run her blood AGAIN - any thoughts or suggestions other than the normal stuff what to ask them to run her blood for?
Cinder takes prednisolone and soloxine so we run routine blood panels already.
 

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Poor Cinder. :( I know she must feel terrible.

When Spud had his horrible, horrible bout with IBD, we gave him only pumpkin and rice.....and just enough to keep him from starving. That was the only thing that even came close to keeping the diarrhea under control. Then finally that didn't even help any longer.

I hope you can get the problem diagnosed and get her on a treatment soon. Sweet girl.
 

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I hope Cinder feels better soon. One of the dogs I board has the same kinda thing, for at least a year now. That one lives on white rice and ground turkey. I'll pass some of these suggestions on to her.
 
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