parasitic and fungal enteropathies,(can be any parasite such as Giardia, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>coccidia</span>
, round worms, tape worms etc) Your dog should be tested for
all GI parasites, even the more unusual ones, and if any are found they should be treated.
6. acute infectious (viral or bacterial) enteritis
A course of metronidazole antibiotic
may be helpful. If IBD is suspected than the medicine called Tylan can be used at a very low dose long term to control diarrhea.