WHAT IS GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASE?

Gastrointestinal disease is a health problem that affects the digestive, or gastrointestinal tract, by reducing or impeding the digestion or absorption of food (essential nutrients such as proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals and even water).

DID YOU KNOW?

Your pet's stool quality can provide valuable information about their gastrointestinal health. Use our pet stool quality chart to check your pet’s score.

SIGNS YOUR PET MAY HAVE GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASE

Signs of gastrointestinal disease can be mixed, ranging from very clear signs of vomiting and diarrhea, to more subtle signs including weight loss or changes in appetite.

If your pet exhibits any of the following symptoms, contact your veterinarian.

FELINE-SPECIFIC

  • Hairballs
  • Constipation
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss

CANINE-SPECIFIC

  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

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Vomiting and diarrhea can lead to dehydration. If your pet is experiencing these symptoms, consult your veterinarian.

ROYAL CANIN® DIETS NOURISH, SOOTHE AND RESTORE

Royal Canin offers a selection of formulas designed to provide precise and balanced nutrition and support gastrointestinal health coupled with a great taste your pet will love.

Our Gastrointestinal treats are a great option to complement our Gastrointestinal diets.

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