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dog diarrhea

ok so i have a 1 year old Chihuahua who is know for having a sensitive stomach and 5 days ago she had explosive diarrhea for 2 days during which i cut her back to nothing but dry dog biscuits on the 3ed day everything seemed to be getting better and she had firm stool however it came back on day 4 and we are now into day five

Over all she still seems her normal cheeky self and her appetite has not diminished at all and she is drinking normally. However her poo dose have a very strong odor,  is dark in color and at one point seemed to be nothing but a pile of mucus.

p.s she is up to date with all vaccinations and lives inside with her sister (a Chinese crested) who is perfectly fine
what should i do???
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974371 tn?1424653129
Such a little dog, would worry about dehydration.  Try feeding small portions of some chicken and rice.  If this has been going on this long and has a bad odor, I strongly suggest you get her to the Vet to have her stools checked.  Take a fresh sample in with you.
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675347 tn?1365460645
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She could possibly have a worm infestation. No matter how well looked after dogs are they can still have worms occasionally.
Certainly do take her to the vet first. Don't use an over-the-counter wormer. More harm comes from using those and can end up with a bigger vet's bill that starting out with a prescription wormer (if that is indeed diagnosed by your vet.)
That can result in stool with a very foul odour. So can Parvo....but she is up to date on her shots, and showing no other signs and symptoms....so that's what makes me wonder about worms.
Coccidia is another possible culprit.
So my opinion is get her checked out -and like Margot said, take a fresh stool sample with you if possible.
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