My Goldendoodle Has Diarrhea. What should I do?

The first step is remain calm. It’s common for Goldendoodle puppy’s or even adults to sniff around and eat EVERYTHING from dirt to leaves to rocks.

Ingesting food outside of their normal puppy kibble will cause your Goldendoodle to get diarrhea. Our Goldendoodle has had diarrhea several times for various different reasons and each time his stools have gone back to normal after about a week.

Color.  Your dogs poop should always be a brown color coming out of the digestive tract.  If your Goldendoodle’s poop isn’t brown and it has blood in it, I would take him to the vet as this could be an indication of gastric ulcers, colitis, or hemorrhagic gastroenteritis.

Coating.  Goldendoodle stool’s should be free of any coating.  Our dog had a thick white mucus coat that was slimy which means that there was digestion issues with the large intestine.  If there’s some type of white or yellow coating, I would take my dog to the veterinarian.

Contents.  Upon examining the Goldendoodle diarrhea, it should be free of any large objects.  If you see any white specs that resemble noodles, this could mean your Goldendoodle has worms in his gastrointestinal tract.  Take your dog to the vet if your see any unusual objects.

Consistency.  Poop should be soft, but solid enough to pick up.  Hard stool means your Goldendoodle is constipated.

1. Parasites such as worms will cause diarrhea 2. Intestinal obstruction of the Goldendoodles intestinal tract 3. Viral infection from parvovirus, distemper, or coronavirus will cause diarrhea in Goldendoodles 4. Dietary changes of food, food intolerance, or food allergies

Possible causes of Diarrhea in Goldendoodles