Dog Diarrhea, Vomiting  And Not Eating: Should I Panic?

It is quite concerning to see your dog with diarrhea, vomiting and not eating. Occasional short bouts of diarrhea are common in dogs, however, when they vomit and refuse to eat as well, it is unusual.  

So, what causes dog diarrhea, vomiting, and a loss of appetite?

Let’s look at the reasons behind dog diarrhea, vomiting, and not eating, what you should do, and when to seek help.

Here’s why dog diarrhea, vomiting and not eating happens

Dog diarrhea, vomiting and loss of appetite are symptoms that commonly together because of several underlying health conditions. Diarrhea itself can lead to loss of appetite and a dog may not feel like eating because of stomach pain. The underlying causes  include:

  • A sudden change of diet
  • Food intolerance or allergy 
  • Gastrointestinal infections 
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Ingestion of toxins
  • Stress
  • Gastrointestinal obstruction
  • Intestinal parasites
  • Dietary indiscretion`
  • Pancreatitis
  • Medication side effect
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