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These Upsetting Symptoms Come and Go — When Should You Be Concerned?

Makes your pet feel rotten with pain, vomiting and more. And can demand donning your detective's hat - especially due to its on and off nature that can make you think it's resolved, even if it isn't really.

ibs in dogs

STORY AT-A-GLANCE

  • Canine irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a diagnosis of exclusion, and is made after all other potential causes of a dog’s digestive symptoms are ruled out
  • The most common symptom of IBS are repeated bouts of diarrhea and/or constipation; other symptoms can include abdominal pain and vomiting
  • Effective treatment of dogs with IBS requires a comprehensive protocol to address dietary issues and appropriate supplements, including probiotics and fiber
  • Stress management is also very important in helping dogs with irritable bowel syndrome feel better

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