Other home remedies for alleviating this disease include
- The first and foremost remedial measure you should resort to is ensuring that your dog stays hydrated, no matter what. One of the most fatal repercussions of this disease is dehydration that leaves your dog devoid of energy. You are even advised to force your pet to drink water, if need be. And the need arises in many cases, since it has lost its appetite for anything upon affliction of this disease.
- For treatment of diarrhea, it is advised to inject Pepto Bismol using a syringe since it is quite quick and easy to administer to your dog.
These aforementioned home remedies show quick results. So, if you do not observe improvement in the condition of your pet within six hours of application of these remedies, it is highly advised to contact your local vet immediately. You should also maintain a chronological record of application of these home remedies and express everything to the vet very clearly and precisely.
After it has become apparent that your dog has recovered from the disease, start revitalizing your pet by feeding him boiled rice and broth. It is recommended to keep your dog on this diet for at least 3 days after which you should move on to diets with soft characteristics.
Also take due care to sterilize the house floor, dog house and every other thing that your dog came into contact with during the course of this affliction as the contagious nature of this disease may cause it to spread to other dogs (possibly your relatives’ or friends’ pet) or may cause the disease to reoccur. You do not want your recently recuperated and weak pet to go through the same ordeal again. It might not be able to with stand the disease the second time.