I have a 10.5 yr old Sheltie Mix, Sunny, that has basically been sick since early october/late september. Ill try and keep the story as short as possible! lol when it first started I had given her a bone to chew on, and it upset her stomach and she threw up, she then refused her dinner and the following breakfast. She was on California Natural Lamb and Rice at the time and had eaten it fine before. she continued to be horribly finicky and would eat tiny amounts if I mized canned in or like broth, and she had diarrhea... we took her to the vet and he decided she had IBS and possibly allergies and gave us antibiotics and steroids. on the steroids she started eating again, we also changed her food to Natural Balance Duck and Potato, she started eating again decently well, but again threw up and went off her food. we got her eating small amounts again eventually, we went back to the vet and she (my normal vet is gone so got this new lady) gave us more steroids and took blood, tests came back showing she's in amazing health except her albumins are low, she did a urine test and its not the kidneys, so she said its either still IBS or it could be cancer. at this point Sunny is 10 lbs underweight (28lbs) she did feel her abdomen and felt a thickening in her intestines but said it could be irritation, feces, or a tumor. we brought her home, on steroids she did eat a little again but eventually threw up again and went off, during this time we had started her on some immodium for a weekend and got her diarrhea to go away, off the immodium its semi solid. we went back to the vet, she took more blood, albumins are up even in good/high end of good range but she has lost another lb. now we have her on 3/4 tab prednisone once a day and on homemade meals (chicken or hamburger/ rice/ egg/greenbeans) and she was eating decently well and happy about food. she started to look a little down yesterday after noon and this morning threw up again. and she's not eating again. she also has diarrhea again. So we gave her her prednisone again and an immodium this morning... any ideas for helping her??! I hate seeing her like this! she can't stand for extermely long periods with out starting to sway and is just pathetic. HELP!! Sorry for the long post!!