Ginger snap cookies (but limit due to their sugar content). Two cookies for a medium-sized dog. Peel fresh ginger root, slice 5-8 ¼” thick slices and boil in ¼ cup water. When cool, let the fur baby drink it. This can also prevent motion sickness when given 20-30 minutes before a road trip. Pumpkin puree is a natural remedy for diarrhea since fiber helps firm up loose stools. Feed one (1) tablespoon for cats and small dogs and up to three (3) tablespoons for a large dog. Rice is easily digested and adding a spoonful of pumpkin. Boil one (1) cup of jasmine rice in three (3) cups filtered water, then turn down to a very low simmer until all the water is absorbed. Cool before serving and refrigerate leftovers for up to 24 hours. Carob (aka pet-safe chocolate) is great for soothing a tummy and curbing diarrhea. Mix a teaspoon of carob powder with a little honey and filtered water or into non-fat plain yogurt and give it to your pet. Cinnamon has long been considered a treatment for nausea, fever, and diarrhea. Limit to one (1) teaspoon daily and never let any pet chew on a cinnamon stick!
Professional Pet Sitting Services offered in the Upper to Mid-Pinellas County Area