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What is Vomiting of Blood?

Vomiting of blood, called hematemesis, is a fairly common symptom in dogs that can be associated with a number of different diseases. Vomited blood is easily recognizable when it is fresh, but if it is partially digested it often has a dark grainy appearance, similar to old coffee grounds. Any problem that erodes the lining of the stomach can expose arteries and cause gastrointestinal hemorrhage that will make your dog vomit blood. Ulcers, gastritis or drugs like NSAID’s are common reasons. Tumors located in the stomach or esophagus can also cause this problem, as well as infections like coronavirus and parvovirus. Less obvious sources are liver or kidney disease, shock, internal trauma that bleeds into the stomach, and diseases that affect blood coagulation. Hematemesis should be distinguished from coughing of blood (hemoptysis), which is due to a respiratory problem, although occasionally dogs may swallow blood from a respiratory tract disorder and vomit it up in a similar way to hematemesis. Sometimes sores on the mouth or dental problems with bleeding are also mistaken if the source of the blood is not obvious. Hematemesis is a nonspecific symptom, but it can be a sign of serious disease.

Dogs may vomit blood for a variety of reasons. Veterinarians call this hematemesis. Depending on the amount of blood that is present, it can be associated with mild problems like stomach upset, or with serious life-threatening conditions.

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Symptoms of Vomiting of Blood in Dogs

Take your dog to see a veterinarian if you notice any of the following symptoms. Vomiting of large amounts of blood should be treated as an emergency.

  • Vomit containing specks of blood
  • Vomit with dark grains that look like coffee grounds
  • Vomiting large amounts of blood
  • Concurrent symptoms such as diarrhea, hematochezia (blood in the stool), fever, or shock

Types

Hematemesis may be either acute or chronic.

  • Acute – sudden severe symptoms
  • Chronic – regularly vomiting material that contains blood several times per week

Causes of Vomiting of Blood in Dogs

There are numerous different conditions that could cause your dog to vomit blood. These are some of the most likely.

  • Ulcers
  • Gastritis (acute, chronic, or hemorrhagic gastroenteritis)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Gastrointestinal cancer (Leiomyoma, Carcinoma, Lymphoma, Gastrinoma)
  • Infectious diseases (canine parvovirus, coronavirus)
  • Parasites (hookworm, roundworm, coccidia)
  • Drugs (NSAID’s, corticosteroids)
  • Shock (hypovolemic from blood loss, septic from toxicity, neurogenic from trauma to the brain)
  • Liver disease
  • Hypoadrenocorticism (Addison’s syndrome)
  • Kidney disease
  • Foreign objects
  • Coagulopathy (thrombocytopenia, disseminated intravascular coagulation, clotting factor deficiency, rat poisoning)
  • Vigorous vomiting (usually produces only specks of blood)
  • Bleeding in the mouth
  • Swallowing blood from a respiratory tract disorder

Diagnosis of Vomiting of Blood in Dogs

Hematemesis is not a diagnosis in itself, but is an important symptom that will help the veterinarian identify your dog’s condition. You will need to give a complete medical history; medications like NSAID’s or corticosteroids can be especially important. Recent vaccination, exposure to poisoning, or potential trauma that could cause internal bleeding or shock are also relevant. A good description of your dog’s symptoms, including how much blood is present and whether the problem is acute or chronic, will help to eliminate some possibilities. Other symptoms like fever, diarrhea, or signs of shock can indicate what might be wrong with your dog.

Depending on the severity of the condition, blood tests will usually be taken to check for anemia, clotting disorders, or high levels of white blood cells from infection. This can also help to diagnose liver and kidney disease as well as paraneoplastic syndromes from cancer. Urine analysis can further evaluate many of these conditions. Ultrasound or x-rays may be necessary to check for cancerous tumors or internal injuries.

Treatment of Vomiting of Blood in Dogs

Dogs that are very ill and have lost a lot of blood may need immediate blood or plasma transfusions. Intravenous fluids and electrolytes will treat shock and balance dehydration from vomiting. Severe forms of gastritis, especially hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, can be life-threatening if they are not treated immediately. Viral infections like parvovirus and coronavirus will need to be managed symptomatically in this fashion also. Antibiotics may be given to eliminate vomiting caused by bacterial infection.

If the problem is related to chronic gastritis or ulcers, the veterinarian will treat your dog with antacids and antiemetics. Further treatments may then focus on eliminating the source of these diseases. Dogs may need to be treated for an autoimmune problem or follow a strict diet to avoid allergens. Activated charcoal may be given for drug overdoses or poisoning. Other medications may focus on eliminating parasites as well as treating liver or kidney disease. NSAID’s will be discontinued. Dogs with cancerous tumors, foreign objects, or internal injury may need surgery. In the case of an injury, emergency surgery could be required. For cancer, chemotherapy may be recommended post-surgery, or in the case of inoperable tumors.

Recovery of Vomiting of Blood in Dogs

The veterinarian will evaluate your dog’s chance of recovery upon diagnosis. Many conditions, especially those with only a small amount of blood can be treated easily and your dog will make a full recovery. Some conditions, like cancer, or liver and kidney disease, may require long-term management. Others can be immediately life threatening. Effective treatment will depend on the severity of your dog’s condition and the promptness of medical treatment.

Vomiting of Blood Questions and Advice from Veterinary Professionals

Kylo
Australian Shepherd
1 Year
Fair condition
2 found helpful
Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting
Vomiting blood

My dog Kylo woke up at around 4ish am and started throwing up 2 times, just yellow foam mostly. Then again an hour later, and again an hour after that but 3 times. The vomit is foamy on top with a liquid underneath. About 3 hours after that he didn't throw up again to my knowledge until he threw up 3 times, 2 of the times he threw up there was a little bit of blood in it.

I dont know if this is important, but the vomit happens in quick succession then stops for an hour.

This may be important, hes been eating German Shepherd specific dog food for the past few months as my mother insisted that he could eat it too.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Whilst a German Shepherd specific dog food shouldn’t cause any major issues for an Australian Shepherd, for the time being try to feed Kylo a bland diet of boiled chicken and rice; once the vomiting is under control you can reintroduce either a complete general dog food or a specific Australian Shepherd diet. Diet, infections, foreign objects, parasites, gastric ulcers, poisoning among other causes may have lead to this vomiting; feed the boiled chicken and rice for a few days to see how you go, if things get worse or don’t improve visit your Veterinarian. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

Hi, my dog Chewy (mix breed of aust terrier) suddenly stops eating and deinking and vomits blood (liquid. No chunks) It already stop for a while. An immediate action my parents let him drink antibiotics and he knly drinks water

What will I do and what food do I need to feed him?

Thank you! I was very worried about him, but this made me feel a bit better.

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Louis
French Bulldog
1 Year
Serious condition
1 found helpful
Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Seizures, vomitting

My dog will go days with out a seizure, then out of no where he will have sometimes up to 13 in one day. He's recently started vomitting after he eats and there is a little blood in it. Vets have prescribed us all types of meds and none seem to help. We have try cbd oil also to no avail. Please help!

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Seizures can be difficult to manage and a balance of medication needs to be found as no two dogs will respond exactly the same to medical management; in some cases it is a trial and error thing. Vomiting blood may be attributable gastric ulcers (which may be side effects of medications), medications like omeprazole or famotidine may help with that and you should discuss this with your Veterinarian. There is no one fits all treatment for seizures and finding a management plan which is effective may be a long process. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Junior
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
2 Years
Mild condition
0 found helpful
Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Bloody Vile

I had my dog at the vet last night just for a check up and she said everything was fine, and he was.

He woke my partner and I up in the early hours of this morning though, making a horrible gagging sound and then threw up two little piles of bloody vile. It's now a few hours later and he has done it again.

He's had quite a few rawhide things (Christmas) so I don't know if it is maybe a cut or irritation from the sharpness. He has also thrown up a couple of times the past few days which were not bloody and coughed a lot. He got a rubber toy for Christmas though, and when he's thrown up it had little blue bits in it so we assumed the coughing/gagging and obviously the vomiting was due to this. Could the bloody bile be from this also?

He is in perfect condition. He was full of beans as usual last night, been eating his food and keeping hydrated, no trauma etc. Nothing physically has changed in him and as said before the vet said he was fine last night, so it's worrying that just a few hours later he's doing this.

My plan is to see how is he is the rest of the day, so far he hasn't eaten or drank (this is normal for him), and hasn't been for a poo so I can't look at his stool. If he doesn't improve the rest of the day I'm going to call the vet as my partner is at work until later on.

In the mean time can you please advise what you think might be the cause and anything I can do?

Thank you.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are a few possible causes for the vomiting of bloody bile which would most likely be attributable to gastric bleeding which may be caused by ulceration, trauma from a foreign object or poisoning. It is difficult to say specifically what may be causing this to occur for Junior but I would recommend trying to feed a bland diet of boiled chicken and rice whilst maintaining hydration; I don’t want to recommend any acid reducers or anything else as I don’t want to skew any finding which your Veterinarian may find during an examination later. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Hope
Beagle
10 Years
Serious condition
0 found helpful
Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Cronic heart disease
Blood In Urine

She has been getting better for weeks now ... then out of no where stops eatting and drinking won't take her 5 pills without them being forced now ... she's been trying to drink but pukes pretty much instantly after took her to my vet today they did blood work won't have results till tomorrow... I'm worried what can I do to help

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Unfortunately, without knowing more about Hope, what medications she has been on or what her signs might be, I'm not sure what you can do to help her. Since you just had her seen by her veterinarian and they were able to examine her, it would be best to call them, let them know that you are worried, and see if there is anything else that you can be doing to help her. I hope that she is okay.

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Chloe
Miniature Pinscher
4 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

My 4 year old dog Chloe started to throw up blood last night and has continued to this morning. The blood is dark red and there's a lot of it what could be causing it? She's still somewhat active but does stop to rest a bit more than usual and she's not eating.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are a few possible causes for the vomiting of blood that you are describing which may include gastric ulcers, infection, poisoning, foreign bodies among other causes; given the large quantity of blood you are seeing it would be best to have your Veterinarian take a look at her as soon as possible as problems like ulcers can be deadly if they ulcerate. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Zeno
Miniature Pinscher
2 Months
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

blood in vomit

My pup has been confined last August 10 because of parvo. I took him home August 13 but he still has his dextrose on. After an hour when we got home, he vomited a watery, dark red colored with brown powder like and little solids in it maybe the sized of red pepper seeds. I’m really worried. Is it because of the medications? Or is it because of his empty stomach that it got irritated or something or is it much worse than that?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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It is possible that Zeno vomited due to an empty stomach coupled with the nausea from a car journey, however you should inform your Veterinarian about the vomiting of blood (simple phone call) and ensure that Zeno is hydrated and not showing any other symptoms. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Malice
Beagle/Lab
9 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Diarrhea
blood in vomit

My dog puked once yesterday, and it was slimy with white stuff in it. From far away it kind of looked like ripped up tissue, while cleaning it though it was slimy. Today I woke up to two separate vomits. One with more blood than the other. The first almost the size of a small kids book. The second was just a small spot. Should I be concerned? This is the first time she's EVER done this. Her gums look pink to me.. if that helps.
She also just had a bloody stool. For the first time ever.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Vomiting blood is serious and indicates a bleed in the stomach or oesophagus. The white slimy vomit would have been due to an empty stomach and acid irritation, excess acid and no food consumption can lead to ulcers which bleed. With the bloody stool, I would recommend taking Malice to their Veterinarian immediately as it is possible that Malice has been poisoned, foreign body, cancer or has a severe infection. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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sunndance
Pomeranian
1 Month
Fair condition
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Fair condition

my dog would not eat.It is 1 month old and keep vomiting.One day it vomited blood.what should I do.It kept grunting and will lay down and will not get up.If try to give any thing it will not eat.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Sundance needs to see a veterinarian right away. One month old puppies are prone to infectious diseases, and parasites, and can become dehydrated quickly. He will need veterinary care to improve.

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Spike
Miniature Schnauzer
4 Years
Fair condition
0 found helpful
Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine
Blood In Stool

My dog has been throwing up blood for the last couple of days and when he goes to the bathroom there's some blood in it. This lasted a couple of days, but then he stopped. By the way he throws up fresh blood. He is still very active and eats the usual, which is dog kibble. I don't know if this has something to do with a family member feeding him chocolate chip cookies. I've told her not to, but nothing ever happened to him. They've been doing this since he was a puppy, but I'm still not sure if the cookies has something to do with what's been going on. He didn't consume chocolate when he started vomiting. Should I been worried?

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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I would be concerned if my dog were vomiting blood and there was blood in his stool, yes. That isn't normal, and Schnauzers are more prone to pancreatitis than other dogs. It is good that his appetite is good, and it may be related to the cookies, but I think it would be a good idea to have Spike seen by a veterinarian to have an examination and try to figure out the cause of the blood and the vomiting.

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Tio
Cavoodle
2 Years
Mild condition
1 found helpful
Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Bright red blood in vomit

I have a 2 year old cavoodle who is very active. He is fully vaccinated and wormed.

Yesterday after eating some grass he vomited. The vomit had bright red blood. He also had a bit if diarrhoea. This morning he didn't each his breakfast. However he ate his food in the evening. He is back to his normal self this evening. He is playful and active. I am concerned about the blood in the vomit. Is this something that I should be worried about?

Thank you
Sonal

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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If Tio seems to be back to normal, eating and not vomiting, that may have been a one time occurrence. If he continues to vomit, with or without blood, or has periods where he doesn't eat, it would be best to have him examined to see what is happeninng with him.

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Coco
Yorkie
7 Years
Fair condition
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Fair condition

My 7 year old yorkie, has not been eating her normal twice a day in the last couple of days. Yesterday she did not eat her food all day. She did eat her treats, daily. This morning she threw up what look like blood with foam and her morning treat inside of it. What should I do?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are many causes for vomiting of blood which may be due to gastric ulcers, other gastrointestinal bleed, poisoning, infection, foreign objects, parasites, gastrointestinal obstruction, tumours, clotting disorders, dental issues, liver or kidney disease among other causes. You could try giving a bland diet for a few days of boiled chicken and rice as well as famotidine at a dose of 0.25mg twice per day before food; but if this continues or you notice any other symptoms you should visit your Veterinarian for an examination. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Bruno
Stray dog
17 Months
Mild condition
0 found helpful
Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Blood vomiting, unhealthy potty

I have a stray dog 17 months. Since 2 days he is not taking any food except biscuits but he drinks water very often. Today he vomit blood thrice and his potty was also not healthy it's almost black. Please suggest what diagnosis or medicine willbe better for him

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Possible causes for this problem may be parasties, infectious disease, or intestinal foreign bodies. Without seeing Bruno, I don't have any way to determine what might be going on with him, and it would be best to have him seen by a veterinarian. They'll be able to examine him, find out what might be wrong, and give him any appropriate therapy.

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Rocky
Pittbull
1 Year
Fair condition
0 found helpful
Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting Blood and gaging
Vomiting

My pitbull just had surgery about 2 weeks ago and is now vomitting blood..... Still playing and barking at passer bys but throws up unexpectedly.... What should i do. I live on a very tight income and not exactly able to pay for a bill right now..... Please help

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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If the surgery was on the upper gastrointestinal tract (stomach or oesophagus) or there is a large volume of blood, I would highly recommend visit your Veterinarian again for a checkup regardless of cost; causes for vomiting blood are gastric ulcers, upper respiratory tract bleeding, foreign bodies, severe infections, tumours and other causes. Since Rocky is gagging, it would be best to visit your Veterinarian regardless of cost as it may not be a simple case of stomach ulcers which may be treated with a bland diet and Pepcid (famotidine). Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Burton
Yorkshire Terrier
2 Years
Fair condition
0 found helpful
Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Coughing

My yorkie was pulling last night on the leash and when we got home he kept coughing like he was constantly choking. He slept last night well but this morning he vomited up bile with tiny specs of blood. Should I be concerned?

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. It might be worth having him seen by your veterinarian to make sure that he hasn't damaged his esophagus. He may also benefit from a harness type leash vs a collar if he pulls that enthusiastically when he is walking, so he doesn't continue to traumatize his trachea and esophagus. I hope that all is well with Burton!

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Malice
Beagle/Lab
9 Years
Mild condition
0 found helpful
Mild condition

Has Symptoms

blood in vomit

My dog puked once yesterday, and it was slimy with white stuff in it. From far away it kind of looked like ripped up tissue, while cleaning it though it was slimy. Today I woke up to two separate vomits. One with more blood than the other. The first almost the size of a small kids book. The second was just a small spot. Should I be concerned? This is the first time she's EVER done this. Her gums look pink to me.. if that helps.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Vomiting blood is serious and indicates a bleed in the stomach or oesophagus. The white slimy vomit would have been due to an empty stomach and acid irritation, excess acid and no food consumption can lead to ulcers which bleed. I would recommend taking Malice to their Veterinarian for a quick check over before treatment with symptomatic and supportive treatments. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

She has now had a bloody stool. Also first time this has ever happened.

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Woody
Boston Terrier
8 Years
Moderate condition
1 found helpful
Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting

I have a Boston Terrier. He is older and not been feeling well. He vomited this evening a large amount that had blood in it and what looked like rice. I am very concerned and where we live we do not have any after hours vet service. Can you help?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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A one off vomiting event may not be big concern, however without examining Woody I cannot say whether it is something serious or not; you should keep a close eye on him for now and encourage him to stay hydrated. If you suspect that he may have consumed something he shouldn’t, you should visit an Emergency Veterinarian regardless of distance; vomiting is a vague symptom and is difficult to advise without further information. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Grayson
Aussiedoodle
1 Year
Moderate condition
0 found helpful
Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

vomitting blood

My 13 month old Aussiedoodle has been throwing up blood approximately every 3 weeks since last fall. The vets here have tried different meds, run all the appropriate blood work, ultrasounds, xrays, strict diet etc.and nothing is working! This last episode he had bloody stool also. He is very hyper and it really does not slow him down very much. They don't want to scope him and I'm at wits end! I don't know what else to do! Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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It is difficult to say what may be causing Greyson to vomit blood and have blood in the stool (you didn’t indicate whether fresh or digested blood - I assume fresh); stress, diet, intermittent poisoning among other causes may lead to vomiting blood and bloody stool but without any other diagnostics or other tests it is difficult to say what the cause is. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Frida
Beagle Shepherd
3 Years
Serious condition
1 found helpful
Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Diarrhea
Vomiting
Vomiting blood
Coughing

Hi, my dog has been rat poisoned about 4 months ago and she seemed to have recovered normal after that. But about a month later she started vomiting and coughing up blood so we took her to the vet again and he gave her some probiotics and some other stuff and then sent us home. About a week ago she started vomiting and having diarreah and also coughing this time. She is coughing up white foam and just this morning her vomit had blood in it. But it was foam blood. Can you give us some advice? we've spent all our money on her previous vet bills and can't afford to take her to the vet right now.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Without examining Frida it is difficult to say if this event is connected with the poisoning event before or not. White foam brought up in the morning is normally due to an empty stomach, you could try to feed a bland diet of boiled chicken and rice in small portions every six hours with the last feeding just before bed so that the stomach isn’t empty for long. I understand that finances can be tight but you should consider visiting a Veterinarian just for a check up regardless. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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River
Australian Shepherd
3 Years
Moderate condition
0 found helpful
Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting

We took our dogs hiking. When we finished the trail our daughter fed them dog food. About 30 minutes later River started vomiting, she vomited 5 times in an hour and then stopped. About an hour after we got home she started vomiting again but this time it is bright red. She's vomited 10 times now, bright red and foamy. Her breathing hasnt changed, her stomach isn't hard and no guarding, she is behaving like normal minus the vomiting. Any ideas on the best source of treatment???

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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You should give River’s stomach a bit of a rest and after a few hours offer her some water, if she keeps the water down you should then offer her a small portion of boiled chicken and rice to see if she can keep that down too; if successful you should feed small regular portions of boiled chicken and rice, after a day or so start to wean her over to her regular food. There are many possible causes for vomiting blood, but if there is a large quantity of blood, you suspect she may have consumed something or there is no improvement you should visit your Veterinarian to be on the safe side. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Mia
Siberian Husky
2 Years
Mild condition
1 found helpful
Mild condition

Has Symptoms

lack of eating
stinky gas
blood in vomit
Vomiting

My 2.5 yrs old husky keeps vomiting from time to time (especially first thing in morning) 2-3 times, i notice red spots in it and she is not eating (always been picky) but she runs and plays the same. she hasn't pooped for 2 days now and has very bad stinky gas. She was digging at the dog park and maybe caught something? Not sure what it could be and cant afford an expensive vet bill right now, what should i do?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There is no simple answer to why a dog maybe vomiting blood, the cause maybe something simple as an infection or as aggressive as cancer. The causes of blood in vomit are gastric ulcers, foreign bodies, tumours, poisoning, infections, parasites, coagulopathies, kidney disease etc… (the list goes on). It would be beneficial for Mia to see her Veterinarian to make sure that the cause isn’t something malicious; but you could try giving her some Pepcid (famotidine) which should help with the stomach acid to calm down the irritation and feed her some boiled chicken and rice. If the symptoms persist, you see black tarry faeces, fever, pale gums are any other new symptom, visit your Veterinarian or Emergency Veterinarian immediately regardless of cost. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Cooper
Yorkie
3 Years
Fair condition
0 found helpful
Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting blood

I have a 3 yr. Old Yorkie, he vomited 2-3 times yesterday which was white and foamy, he went outside and ate green, what looked like cloverleaf type weed. He vomited again wit the green in it. He ate his dinner and was playful. This morning he vomited foamy looking blood in several areas. He seems lethargic this morning, and I noticed he was shaking a bit. I have 2 dogs and I'm not sure which one was having some gas.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Some types of clover plant may cause gastric irritation and vomiting; it would be best to withhold food for 24 hours and then give a diet of boiled chicken and rice (33%:67%), also giving Pepcid (famotidine) at a dose of 0.25mg/lb twice per day will reduce the acid in the stomach. If you are unsure which dogs was affected, it would hurt to initially put both dogs on the same diet and monitor both of them. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

I have a 12 yr old dpg. I am not sure if he vomits the blood or it just came out of his mouth unconsciously. Because, he's sleeping while there's a blood out of his mouth. When he wakes up like nothing happened. When I was looking for a tissue to clean it. I saw him cleaning his own blood like a food that nothing happened. He seemed to be okay.i already gave him sugar itself and also sugar with water. What is happening to him. :( i am so scared

My dog Dusty just woke up to throwing up a orange and red fluid. Is it blood? My dog never vomited this before besides the white foam. I fed my dog his regular dog food yesterday and lots of water. Today he woke up to vomiting the orange and bits of red in it. He didn't want to eat today but drank his water. What should I do?

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Taylor
Japanese Spitz
10 Years
Moderate condition
0 found helpful
Moderate condition

My dog vomited blood and bile yesterday along with his dinner, but he seemed fine today morning and was his playful self. I gave him a bath and he also ate eggs and rice for his meals. However I woke up to sounds of him gagging tonight and he vomited two small puddles of blood like bile. Also he seems to be farting really smelly farts. Right now he’s gone back to sleep. Please help I’m worried!

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are a few causes for these episodes of vomiting including infection, poisoning, parasites, intestinal obstruction among other disorders; it is important to continue to get Taylor to eat with chicken and rice or eggs and rice which should be easily digestible. You should try to feed in small regular portions every few hours so that there is always something in the stomach so the acid doesn’t irritate the stomach as much, famotidine (0.25mg/lb twice per day) may reduce the acid in the stomach. If you are not seeing any improvement, visit your Veterinarian. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

My dog had a seizure and spit up blood.

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Teddy
Maltese x cocker spaniel
12 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

blood in vomit
Bloody

My dog has been vomiting up bloody type phlem. sometimes small amounts and sometimes extremely large amounts.
He's extremely well trained and if he's gagging or needs the toilet he'll run outside or he will beg to open the door. In this case he has no control and will almost immediately vomit it up. Sometimes without any noise at all. he's such a bubbly and friendly dog quite often and he gets very withdrawn (by withdrawn I mean tired and sad looking) however he is always by my side.

Sometimes it's specks of blood and very very mucus like but relatively thin and other times it looks like clumps of blood mixed with thick spit and chunky leftovers. A big blob of it.

I use to be overly dramatic over my dogs and it was only until I proved my parents right with my other dog (had glaucoma) that they slowly believed me but being the older one they don't suggest the vet and I'm worried that I won't take him and it'll be too late

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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If Teddy is gagging it is difficult to say whether the ‘phlegm’ is coming from the stomach or from the respiratory tract and without an examination I cannot determine anything; however, you can try to feed Teddy a diet of boiled chicken and rice in small regular portions four times per day at a minimum to ensure that his stomach is not empty and the food is non-irritating. Apart from that, you would need to visit a Veterinarian, there are charity clinics in many towns and cities which will do work for donations etc… have a Google search of your area. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Chewy
Australian Silky Terrier
7 Months
Serious condition
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Serious condition

My dog Chewy startrd to vomit blood the other day and when I went home my mom asked me to give him antibiotics and after that he vomits blood twice and fortunately he stops vomiting. He stops eating and drinking the other day but now after meds he drinks only water but still not wating.

I dont know if this is important. He’s stool have blood too butnot the same time. It was weeks ago and his vomit (one of the 4 times he vomits blood) have like a chunk but just once.

What to feed and how can I help himsince vet in my areas are not really complete with tools. :(

Thanks a lot

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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A visit to a Veterinarian regardless would be recommended to examine Chewy to look for any other symptoms and to palpate the abdomen to feel for enlarged organs, masses etc… However, you should try to feed Chewy boiled chicken and rice in small regular meals to bring back appetite and calm the stomach; ensure that Chewy is hydrated and you may use a syringe to slowly give water into the mouth if he stops drinking. I cannot recommend you giving antibiotics which were not prescribed by your Veterinarian for Chewy. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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SAM
Pomeranian
10 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

BLOOD VOMITING

MY Pomeranian DOG AGED 10 YEARS STARTED VOMITING A LOTB OF BLOOD WHICH ALSO CONTAINED PIECES OF FLESH WHAT COULD BE THE REASON? HE IS NOW ACTING A BIT DULL I TOOK HIM TO THE VET HE JUST GAVE HIM GLUCOSE AND TOLD TO GET HIM THE NEXT DAY COULD THIS BE A TUMOR PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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There are many things that may be causing Sam's vomiting, but if there is blood in the vomit, veterinary care is the best thing for him. He may need lab testing or hospitalization, and if you are able to find a veterinarian who can give him that type of care, it would be a good idea.

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Oliver
Pug
5 Months
Critical condition
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Critical condition

I have a pug it's 5 months old and now he died. Suddenly he stopped eating food for four days and got high fever 104*c we make it upto the doctor and gave some injections and the other day he died vomiting blood on the spot what are the causes for this sudden death sir? Does a dog die due to any injections.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Whilst sudden death from medication is very uncommon, it may occur if a dog has an adverse reaction; however, the cause of the loss of appetite and fever most likely is the cause of death and vomiting blood would indicate a bleed in the gastrointestinal tract which would explain the symptoms. If an ulcer perforated or any severe infection cause cause death. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

Does it mean this dog has any problem the moment its born or something else Sir?

Does I mean it's born with disease or something?

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Cooper
German Shepherd Dog
1 Year
Fair condition
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Fair condition

My dog has been throwing up blood 1st on my bed then outside and just now on blankets. What should I do he has never thrown up blood before. What medicine should I use and how should I treat him??

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your question. If Cooper is throwing up blood, he needs to be seen by your veterinarian. There are many causes for this, including parasites, intestinal blockage, intestinal infection, and infectious diseases. Without examining him, I can't recommend anything as I do not know which of these conditions might be affecting him. Your veterinarian will be able to examine him, and determine the best treatment for him. I hope that he is okay.

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-
Toy Poodle
13 Years
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Bloody Vomit
Bloody poop

Medication Used

No medications were prescribed

My dog is old, and has diabetes if that has to do with it, but she has been vomiting up blood as well as pooping it out... What should we do? Is it possible that we could treat her at home? If not, what could this be and how could it be treated by a vet?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are many different causes of vomiting and defecating blood, all of which have different treatments; causes include: infection, foreign bodies, poisoning, liver disease, cancer, medication side effects etc… In a dog this age, it would be useful to have blood tests done to check the overall internal health and an x-ray done to see any anomalies. According to the findings your Veterinarian will recommend treatment accordingly. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

Okay, thank you for answering my question. We are taking her to a vet today.

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Tommy
Pomeranian
18 Months
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

My dog is not feeling today he vomited with some stains of red marks in his vomiting and even the stool is a bit red and black. He is 18 months old pomeranian.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Vomiting of blood and black stools is indicative of an upper gastrointestinal bleed like a stomach ulcer; however other causes like infections, parasites, poisoning, foreign objects, tumours among other causes. You could try to give Tommy a bland diet of boiled chicken and rice in small regular portions and famotidine at 0.25mg/lb twice per day. However, I would recommend you visit your Veterinarian today to avoid out of hours charges if you need to visit during the weekend. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Sophie
Newfoundland
1 Year
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting

My dog had a kennel cough vaccine yesterday and today she went to daycare. Hours after dinner she threw up. Now she woke up from a sound sleep to throw up. Very little cake up but there was specks of blood in her throw up. Should I be concerned? Should I bring her to the animal hospital?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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A speak or two of blood is concerning but not worthy of an immediate emergency unless there are other symptoms which may indicate poisoning or other concerning symptoms. Keep an eye on Sophie and ensure she is hydrated, after a few hours give small regular portions of boiled chicken and rice but if the vomiting continues, she develops a fever or any other symptoms visit your Veterinarian. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Barnaby
Aussie Shepherd/Blue Nose Pitbull
14 Months
Fair condition
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Fair condition

Has Symptoms

none

I woke up at two in the morning to let my 14 month old Aussie Shepherd/blue nose pit bull mix outside to potty. He usually has a little drink of water and then we go back to bed, instead he gagged and spit up a small puddle of yellow spittle, then a smaller amount that got clearer and then two more smaller amounts that looked like pinkish spit. What do I do?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are a few causes for Barnaby vomiting or bring up a little yellow or pinkish fluid which may include a small tummy bug (not uncommon in younger dogs), empty stomach (stomach acid in an empty stomach may cause irritation and vomiting), gastric ulcers (stomach acid again), intestinal obstruction, foreign objects, parasites, poisoning among other causes. You should ensure that Barnaby stays hydrated and offer for him small regular portions of a bland food (boiled chicken and rice); if there is no improvement or he continues vomiting you should visit your Veterinarian or an Emergency Veterinarian. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

I agree with this advice. My dog is a miniature pinscher with a sensitive stomach. She often vomits bile if she hasn't eaten anything for 12 hours. I give her plain rice since she's allergic to chicken. Though she often prefers pears or avocado after vomiting.

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Tyra
Japanese Spitz
4 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting blood
Has kennel cough

Medication Used

Raffavit
Pneumex
doxycycline hyclate

Our dog kept on coughing and has vomited white foam a week ago but she's still eating and drinking water and quite active but on the 2nd day i think , she seems weak and started to vomit yellow fluid and stopped eating but she's still drinking small amount of water so we gave her a rehydration support so she will not be dehydrated and on the morning we went to the veterinary clinic. The veterenarian said that Tyra has kennel cough and prescribed her doxycycline hyclate , pneumex & raffavit to drink twice a day and advice us to force feed her because she's not eating . We've been giving Tyra those medicines and everytime we feed her she would drink water and a few minutes later she would vomit the food . She's been doing it for about 5 days already minus the drinking of water after we feed her part and she's so weak and she lose weight and this morning she vomitted the food again but my sister told me that there's a small amount of blood in it. Can you give us an advice on what we do or give Tyra so that she'll be better again . Thanks in advance.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Doxycycline is used to treat kennel cough, but like many other antibiotics a possible side effect is vomiting; however you should try to keep Tyra hydrated and to feed her, but you should try to give her small regular meals of a bland food so that her stomach isn’t irritated. There are no other additional treatments to try, apart from something to control vomiting. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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lucky
Chihuahua
3 Years
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

dark colored poop
Bloody Vomit

my dog vomited blood this morning, and i thought it was something he ate but when i took a closer look i knew it was blood. i looked it up online and the symptoms matched to a stomach ulcer: blood vomit, dark almost black colored feces, and increased amount of farting. he doesn’t have his shots yet i’m getting them on Saturday but is this life threatening? he also gags frequently but doesn’t always vomit. he doesn’t seem to be in any kind of pain

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Bloody vomit and dark/black faeces is always concerning and should be seen by your Veterinarian as gastric ulcer, poisoning, infections, parasites, foreign objects and other issues may cause these symptoms. Depending on the severity of the vomiting and the findings made by your Veterinarian they may delay vaccination until Lucky is in a better condition. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Gabby
Teacup Poodle
8 Years
Fair
Has Symptoms
Blood In Vomit
My dog vomited 2 times today, one had blood specs in it. She has been acting normal. What do I do?