Sorry I'm burning up the boards with all these posts...it's been quite a couple of days! Our dog Nala, another cairn terrier, has been seeming lethargic for about 3 weeks now. About 5 days ago, she puked everyday for 3 days, maybe three times a day. And for the last 3 days she's had diarrhea. I've altered her food. Instead of her regular raw diet, I've been boiling up some chopmeat and adding rice/couscous to it. Today I gave her some pumpkin (that is said to help dogs with diarrhea). She is drinking water, though I checked her for dehydration and it appears she's nearly dehydrated, though like I said, she's drinking water and I always give her broth with her meals. I also broke down and gave her pepto bismuth today. That seemed to help for now. I won't know until midnight which is when she starts to pace and need to go out. Tomorrow will be the end of the normal time period if she ate something outside we're not aware of and if that is what made her sick. If it's something else, she will still have symptoms. I've checked various gastro-intestinal disorders and diseases and she really does not have all the symptoms. Her appetite is still very strong, which is usually the number one thing to go when a dog has parvo or distemper or other diseases. In a dog who simply ate the wrong thing, it has not affect on the appetite, according to the books I have on hand. Does anyone have any ideas? I found a holistic vet, but I haven't met her yet. I don't want our first meeting to be under these circumstances. I was hoping to schedule Nala for a well visit with her. And I hesitate to take her to our vet, as you know with everything that happened with Sophie, he's nuts, will want to do all sorts of unnecessary testing and is exhorbitantly overpriced! Thanks!!!