Chronic Diarrhea in Dogs and Cats

What to Do About Chronic Diarrhea

The following document is presented to clients whose pets have been experiencing chronic diarrhea and we’re working through an algorithm that takes us from common problems like worms, across the board to some inflammatory bowel diseases or other rarer pathology. Sometimes it takes a while to figure out the more obscure cases without performing a pinch-biopsy and you can’t just treat literally everything all at once like you can in veterinary dermatology.


Dr Erik Johnson is a Marietta, Georgia Veterinarian with a practice in small animal medicine. He graduated from University of Georgia with his Doctorate in 1991. Dr Johnson is the author of several texts on Koi and Pond Fish Health and Disease as well as numerous articles on dog and cat health topics.