Area of concern
- Abdomen (tummy)
- Anus (bottom)
- Brain and nerves
- Female parts: vagina and uterus
- Head, face and neck
- Legs, paws and claws
- Male parts: penis, testicles and prostate
- Mammary glands (breasts)
- Mouth and Teeth
- Skin and fur
There are many conditions that cause diarrhoea in cats, ranging from minor to serious. Mild cases of diarrhoea usually pass within 24 hours.
Diarrhoea in a rabbit is a serious problem that shouldn’t be ignored. As a rabbit owner, it’s important to check that your rabbit is passing normal, solid pellets every day.
Diarrhoea is very common in dogs and mild cases usually pass within a couple of days. Find out when to contact your vet and how you can care for your dog at home.
Some pets will struggle to digest a new food unless it’s introduced slowly into their normal diet – so, if your pet eats something they aren’t used to it may give them diarrhoea.
Giardia is a very small parasite that attacks the lining of the guts and causes diarrhoea.