Re: Senior Dog Pooping in Cage when we leave him

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Lena
Keymaster

Hi Jake,

Sounds like step one would be clearing up the diarrhea. Has your vet found a reason for it or been able to suggest medications? It is probably that he has to go badly enough that he just can’t hold it for the time you are gone. Here are some natural suggestions. http://pathwithpaws.com/blog/2012/05/13/natural-solutions-to-treat-acute-diarrhea-in-cats-and-dogs/

However with more chronic diarrhea sometimes you need something stronger – there are several antibiotics vets will use including metronitazole and tylosan. You might want to talk to them about prescribing something for him to help if the natural methods don’t work.

It is a hard issue. I hope you can find something to help.