Dealing with a dog that has diarrhea and gas can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. Whether your dog is experiencing these symptoms for the first time or they seem to be a recurring problem, it is natural to feel concerned when your dog is struggling with these uncomfortable symptoms.
We outline the potential causes of dog diarrhea and gas, along with the associated symptoms and what to do.
Here’s why dog diarrhea and gas occurs
Dog diarrhea and gas commonly occur together and are caused by many conditions including gastrointestinal conditions, diet, intestinal parasites, ingestion of toxins, bacterial or viral infection, stress, allergies, medication, and dietary indiscretion.
Passing gas is a normal part of a dog’s life. However, diarrhea and passing of gas need to be determined because it could be a result of a serious underlying health problem.