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8 Month Old Australian Shepherd Gets Diarrhea
This is a question. My 8 month old Australian Shepherd gets diarrhea frequently. Today I noticed it had mucus and he vomited yellowish frothy liquid. He also has vomited a few days days ago. I think that time it was because he ate too fast not chewing. Today he has not eaten or taken any water. He has always had a sensitive system. He has allergies to chicken and other undetermined ingredients. Yesterday in obedience class he got several Zukes peanut butter training treats and appeared to have a slight allergic reaction - more hyper and bloodshot eyes. This has not happened before although he has had as much or more of those treats in the past. Solid Gold Adult Maintenance has worked the best but after the first small bag he lost interest in it. The next couple small bags were eaten still with no adverse reaction but with little interest.
I mixed it with Blue Buffalo Lamb and Oatmeal puppy food to see if he would like it better but eventually there were loose stools. Last night I put out a bowl of each. He chose the Blue Buffalo leaving the other. Twice in the night he had to go out having diarrhea. I have tried several other brands including the more simple recipes avoiding chicken and now fish as well. It is my thought that I will have to prepare his food myself as there may be some hidden ingredients that upset him. He acts fine, ready to play, and in good spirits. He does chew anything and everything. As much as I try he sometimes ingests things he should not. I don't know if it is due to that or his food. He was checked out and found to be clear of parasites last March. He has had this sensitivity all along to varying degrees. Any thoughts?