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I gave the darn thing to her whole, about an hour after her morning meal.......
I'd try giving it with the meal or right after.

ETA: I give it whole covered with peanutbutter or Hank won't take it. I've read it's flavored, but whatever the flavor, he doesn't like it.

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She seems better now, first time she's gone since this a.m. squishy, but not water.
I gave her 1/2 a banana this a.m. and California something or other rice and chicken
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mooselips - do you recall how long the diarrhea lasted?

I just gave Olive her Trifexis 4 days ago, and she's STILL having loose bowels. It's gotten a little better, but still - awful. She had me up at the back door 4 times overnight - she hasn't had to go in the middle of the night in about 3 months.

I've been giving her pectin in case it's something bacterial, plus adding lots of sweet potato to her food, but it's been 4 days now...

She's always had a little bit of diarrhea after the Trifexis, but only for a day. BUT, since she just passed 40 pounds, the vet gave me the larger dose (for dogs 40-60 pounds). I think it might have been too much for her tiny tummy.

I've called the vet and they don't seem worried, but I'm becoming concerned about dehydration or something more serious causing it.

Otherwise, she seems perfectly normal.
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Cassie was on Trifexis, but it never gave her diarrhea when I gave it to her. However, she would get diarrhea ~two weeks later, and the occasional vomiting.

After speaking with my vet, we switched her to Advantage Multi, as well as putting her on a hypoallergenic food, thinking that it had to be an allergic reaction to either the Trifexis or an ingredient in her food.

She's doing great now. Although not really sure which one of the things was the one that did it.

I will say though, I miss the convenience of the Trifexis. The whole reason I chose Trifexis was that Cassie is very wriggly and it's difficult to administer the topical stuff.

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