Our large breed dog has gone through this for years. The intervals between these episodes can be several weeks to a few months. Her intestines growl and gurgle. She eats grass, throws up, then finds herself a spot (sometimes comfortable, (i.e., on her blanket), sometimes not (i.e., on the gravel in the back yard) and rests. She won't eat for up to 2 days sometimes. This is accompanied by loose or runny stool. Sometimes the stool appears bloody, other times not. We have switched dog food multiple times, and then I started cooking organic chicken an rice. I have added organic vegetable matter into her commercial food. We thought it was resolved about a year or so ago after finding a commercial food (nothing special), when the problem resolved for months. Her blood tests on regular check ups have not shown anything unusual. We have thought perhaps she has eaten bad food or dead animals when out walking; perhaps it is anxiety as it happens sometimes after we trim and bathe her (a process that can take a couple of hours). She is nine years old now.View Thread
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