May 10, 2018
Dogs evolved from wolves, they have stomachs of steel and can eat anything – in theory.
Any pet lover who has endured the consequences of a fur-child with an upset tummy can vouch for the fact, not only can dogs not eat “anything,” there are often unpleasant penalties for trying.
Eating offensive foods (and other objects) can lead to a miserable, painful tummy ache. Primary symptoms of a dog's stomach distress include; diarrhea, vomiting, and flatulence.
Many factors can contribute to a sensitive stomach in dogs, and identifying the exact cause is sometimes difficult. The frequency, severity, and duration of stomach ailments can provide clues for diagnosis.
Understanding possible origins of the symptoms is important to relieve discomfort and prevent recurrences.
Regardless of the cause, helping a dog with a sensitive stomach requires a multi-step approach.
Lastly, a holistic approach and doing what you can to promote a healthy gut for your dog will yield the best long-term results!
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