Q. My pet's stools seem too loose, is this a sign of sickness?

A. Loose stools with no other symptoms aren't necessarily something to be worried about, your pet may have just eaten something that didn't totally agree with it or it could be down to a change in diet.

If your pet has had 2 or more bouts of loose stools you can try a pro biotic paste from your pet store. As soon as the stools become more formed again stop using it as it can go the other way and cause constipation.

If there are any other symptoms i.e. vomiting, lethargy or bloody diarrhea then you need to contact your vet or emergency vet. Likewise if the loose stools do not clear up within a couple of days of treatment you should see your vet.

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