Pet Illnesses

Upset Stomachs

Pets may develop upset stomachs (vomiting and/or diarrhoea) due to  a change in the diet, infections, worms, stress or a combination.

Management of diarrhoea involves

1) No food for 12-24 hours.
        During this time give a re-hydration tonic e.g. Lectade and water.

2) Over the next 4- 5 days, feed a bland diet of:

3) Feed small meals often (4-5 times a day). Do not give milk as it worsens diarrhoea.

4) Allow your pet to rest.
 
5) Once the diarrhoea has resolved, re-introduce the pet’s normal food over a 3-4 day period by adding increasing amounts of its normal food to the bland diet.

When to see the vet

If your pet’s diarrhoea does not respond to this regime within 48 hours or if your kitten is:

 -contact BHVG on (02) 4448 5621