Sunday, May 24, 2015

Colitis and Blood and Mucus in the Stool

Colitis refers to inflammation of the large intestine or colon. 

It is a word typically used to describe large bowel diarrhea. It can be caused by stress, infections, parasites or trauma, though allergies or inflammatory bowel disease can be behind it also.

JD got it because he ate some nasty bit of animal left behind by hunters. He recovered on his own with the help of initial fast and bland diet.


Dr. Greg Martinez, DVM is a proponent of home cooked diets for dogs. He believes that feeding dogs differently  may prevent or help with chronic medical conditions like obesity, skin issue, ear issues, digestive problems, diabetes, mild seizures, and bladder crystals and stones.

He is the author of Dog Dish Diet, Sensible Nutrition for Your Dog's Health.
You can connect with Dr. Greg on Facebook or Twitter.

Further reading:
What is colitis?

Related articles:
Acute Large Intestinal Diarrhea (Acute Colitis) 
JD's Garbage Gut And Diarrhea

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