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What is Pooping Blood and Vomiting?

As a pet parent, you are certain to be alarmed if you observe your dog vomiting and pooping blood. Some dogs will vomit and have bloody diarrhea, but continue to eat or drink. If you observe that your dog is pooping blood and vomiting, but refuses to eat or drink, get him to the vet immediately. While some causes of your dog pooping blood and vomiting are not serious, others are life-threatening. It is always best to err on the side of caution. Several conditions can cause your dog to have a bloody stool and vomit:

  • Hemorrhagic gastroenteritis
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Parvovirus
  • Parasites
  • Changes in your dog’s diet

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Why Pooping Blood and Vomiting Occurs in Dogs

Hemorrhagic Gastroenteritis

Hemorrhagic gastroenteritis is characterized by sudden onset of bloody diarrhea in a dog with no previous issues. Vomiting may or may not accompany the bloody diarrhea. The refusal to eat (anorexia) and listlessness have also been observed. Dehydration can soon take place as the body empties of liquid and it is not replaced. This is a situation in which you need to get your pup to the vet as soon as possible. Shock can occur without treatment. Stress is thought to be a factor in this condition. Toy breeds are thought to have a higher instance of hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, especially between the ages of two and four. While these dogs have a higher occurrence of the disease, any breed of dog can acquire it. Gender is nonspecific as well. 

Intestinal Obstruction

Because dogs eat most anything, intestinal obstructions can be fairly common occurrences. An intestinal obstruction can be a partial blocking of the small intestines. Blood supply to the GI tract can be cut off or compromised during a blockage, and, without treatment, sections of the intestine may die. Perforations may occur as a result. Bacteria can seep into the gut, causing septic peritonitis. Unfortunately, emergency surgery is often required to eliminate an obstruction. 

Parvovirus

Parvovirus is a highly contagious viral infection that normally affects young dogs (ages six weeks to six months) that have not completed all their immunizations. Transmission occurs when a dog comes in contact with contaminated objects – and these objects can be food bowls, shoes, clothing, even the ground. The virus can live for up to a year, and it is not easily eradicated. Parvovirus is resistant to most household cleaners; bleach is basically the only cleaner strong enough to kill parvovirus. Parvo can be transmitted when a dog licks any material that has come in contact with the virus – including feces – and then licks himself. Initial symptoms include fever and lethargy. Dogs may refuse food and water. Within 48 hours, profuse vomiting and diarrhea will begin. Parvo has a higher occurrence in Rottweilers, German Shepherds, and Dobermans.

Parasites

One of the most common causes of bloody stool in dogs is parasites. Hookworms, roundworms, and whipworms are known to cause blood in the stool. Coccidia is another parasite that has been associated with bloody stools. No breed is any more susceptible to parasites than others.

Changes in Your Dog’s Diet

Overeating, indiscriminate eating, or changing your dog’s diet may cause stress on the gastrointestinal tract, leading to bloody stools. Food allergies can also cause bloody diarrhea, and unintentionally eating spoiled food can cause your dog to have bloody diarrhea and vomiting as well.

What to do if your Dog is Pooping Blood and Vomiting

If you suspect your dog has parvovirus, get him to the vet immediately. Puppies can dehydrate quickly and sepsis can set in. Once your dog is vomiting and experiencing diarrhea, the virus has already progressed greatly.

If your dog has hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, your vet will have to do many tests to eliminate other possible causes. There is no known exact cause of the condition. However, a dog that has had one incidence of hemorrhagic gastroenteritis is likely to have more episodes. You may actually see evidence of parasites in your dog’s bloody diarrhea. Your vet will take a stool sample and examine it for parasites. If they are present, he will prescribe dewormer. If your dog has an intestinal obstruction, he will be in a good deal of pain in addition to the bloody stool. Your vet may have to do x-rays in order to confirm the diagnosis. Experts recommend gradually changing your dog’s diet in order to avoid gastrointestinal stress.

Prevention of Pooping Blood and Vomiting

Always take caution when taking your unvaccinated dog into high-traffic areas such as the vet or groomer. Also, be aware that parvo can live on the ground for up to a year. Your dog will receive the last vaccination against parvo at around sixteen weeks. Until then, take extra caution around strange dogs. Stress is a known factor in dogs with hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, so try to minimize stress in toy breeds. Keeping your dog regularly wormed will help prevent intestinal parasites. 

Cost of Pooping Blood and Vomiting

Treating parvovirus in dogs can be an expensive treatment ranging from $500 to $12,000. This cost will be dependent upon the stage of the virus when you get to the vet. The exam, initial tests and possible IV fluids can start at $50 and total up to $500. Medications to treat parvo can range from $60 to $114, and 24 hour care can cost up to $175. Multiple days in vet care can multiply this cost. The average cost to treat hemorrhagic gastroenteritis is $1100.

Pooping Blood and Vomiting Questions and Advice from Veterinary Professionals

SUNNY
Cocker Spaniel
14 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Lethargy
Vomiting
Blood In Stool

Hello I have a 14 and a half Coker spaniel and he has been pooping orange soft bits with blood spots on the first day and I put Jim on a diet bit it didn't work so we took him to the vet on the third day.they injected him with antibiotic and gave us "naturabio" for home care. On the second day of naturabio my dog pooped again these orange thing he has not stopped pooping but with blood again. He has puked twice since the onset as well. E has one testicle that never dropped could it be cancer or something else?

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Spade
Labrador Retriever
14 Months
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting
Lethargy
Blood In Stool

Hello, my 14 month old Lab stared to have some small blood stools a few days ago. But has been the same energy levels, behaviour and happy. I thought it was something he ate. Today For dinner I gave him a third of his normal dinner which he ate. And he vomited a mix of food, blood, mucus, and grass 8 hrs after. He seems attentive and the same but lethargic. The last time he had water was around dinner time.

Are there any vets that can do payment plans or something for the less fortunate?

Please help! I have a 2 years old dog. When I first got him, he was 2 months old and I noticed that he would vomit at least ones a moth but not blood.. I mentioned it to the vet, they told me it could be the food so I changed it for Buffalo because apparently is the best brand. However, he got spayed and after the surgery he started vomiting with blood as well pooping with blood. I took him to the vet and no answer, they did poop and blood exam, and they didn’t fine anything. So he has been vomiting and pooping sometimes with blood at least 2 to 3 times per moth. Tonight he vomited 3 times already and pooped 2 times with blood. I will take him to the vet tomorrow morning. I hope they give me an answer this time. Because I know this is not normal.

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Sophie
German Shepherd Dog
3 Months
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting
Pooing blood

My dog ate from the trash on Tuesday evening, she has been pooing liquid like blood poop and also vomiting. She refused to eat, but she drinks a lot of water lately I took her to the vet today(Thursday) he gave her some antibiotics and a multivitamin tablet yet she doesn't seem to be doing fine. Please help

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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It may take some time for Sophie to start feeling better, but it depends on what has occurred since Sophie may have ate something poisonous, have an obstruction or ate something rotten (or a mix of all three); so it will take some time to see any improvement. If you don’t see any improvement, an x-ray to look for foreign objects may be useful as well as continuing the antibiotic therapy. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

How much does it take to see improvement dog started having bloody diarrhea on Monday going into Tuesday has been at the vet since Tuesday with no signs oh improvement and it’s monday today how much longer should I wait before giving up my vet bill is over $1000 already and they did exploratory surgery so we know he has no obstruction

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Stella
wheaten terrier
8 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Bloody vomit and bloody diahrrhea

Medication Used

metrizadole

Two weeks ago our 8 year old wheaten terrier started vomited, which progressed over a few hours to bloody diahrrea. We tok her to the emergency vet who gave her fluids and and an antibiotic. She rapidly improved and was fine the next day. Five days later our other dog developed the same symptoms. Our regular vet gave him the same antibiotic our other dog received and he also improved in 24 hours. Now, a week, later our wheaten (the one who had it first) is experiencing the same symptoms again. I'm at my wits end here.

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Zorro
Yorkipoo
11 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Bloody stool
Weakness
Lethargy
Vomiting

Medication Used

Antib

My dog has been having bloody stool for about 5 days and hasn’t eaten in 3 and has not drank water in a day and half. I took him to the vet and they put him on antibiotics but he seems to be getting worse. He is not wanting to get up unless he is going to be sick. This has happened two times before but it seems to be getting worse each time. Also sometimes the stool is orange in color. Wondering if he is going to get better if he keeps getting sick like this

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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If Zorro is not improving on his medications, he sounds like he needs to be rechecked by your veterinarian. Orange stools may mean that his liver is having problems, and having some labwork would be a good idea. I hope that he is okay.

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Sparky
Shorkie
8 Years
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Pooping and pukeing a lot
Not eating very much
Red seeds in puke

We recently when into the vet because we same this tumor thing on his leg. The vet doesn’t know what’s wrong and we are going to have to go back in 2 weeks. And just sense yesterday we had pooped and puked a lot but just the recent time he puked and pooped it looked like there was blood in it.. it was pink with red looking seeds inside. I don’t know what the poop looked like because I wasn’t the one cleaning it up (it was in the house) he was eating grass outside. Also he seems very active when he is outside but inside he looks like scared or sad. We have a raspberry bush that he could have eaten off of but we do not know. What would you suggest doing and what could it be? Also he hasn’t been scarfing down his food like he normally does.. he waits for about 3 hours before he ends up eating it.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Since you're not sure if Sparky is vomiting blood or if there are seeds that are coloring the vomit, it would be a good idea to get a sample of his stool and have him seen for this problem by your veterinarian, as it seems unrelated to the growth that you noticed on his leg. They'll be able to see what might be going on with him and give him any treatment that he may need.

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Lincoln
Cane Corso
7 Months
Fair condition
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Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Diarrhea

My dog has sensative stomach. Cant eat treats of any kind besides carrots. If he does he gets diarrhea for a few days. The last few days he has had diarrhea. Still eating, drinking, playing and acting completely normal. Yesterday I noticed a little blood in his stool. He only poops about 2/3 times a day. Even before this. He has had all shots does not go anywhere around other animals. He is 7 months old. He literally will chew and eat everything. Mostly his toys! He threw up a little this morning and it had tiny pieces of plastic from eating a toy. Please help

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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If Lincoln is chewing on everything and consuming toys etc… it may be a case of gastrointestinal irritation or foreign body obstruction which is causing the presence of blood in the stool. You need to prevent Lincoln from chewing toys by either getting better quality toys or not giving him certain types of toys. You should also have him checked to see if there is any sign of a foreign body (x-ray may be required) which may be causing blood in the stool. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Moon moon
Maltese Shih Tzu
6 Months
Critical condition
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Critical condition

Hi , please help me ... I don’t know what to do with my dog “moon moon” , Since Jan. 3 at 6:00 am in the morning I found him with a vomit beside him , and it is like he did’nt digest it properly, Jan.4 he pooped a lot of blood and vomit ,that’s when I rushed him to the vet ,and the doctor said it is a parvo virus,he got dextrosed, and give a dosage of antibiotics and vitamins ,the doctor advice as that we should take him home with a dextrose and let him rest at that evening he pooped a lot of blood again but stop vomiting, the next day Jan.5 we had an appointment 8:00am in the morning the doctor give him again antibiotics and vitamins and dextrose fluid and take him home and he pooped again a lot of blood that night, Jan.6 before we go again at the vet at 7:00am he pooped again a lot of blood (much severe than before) as we take him to the vet ,the doctor try to feed him but moon moon refuses to eat, the doctor also try to forced feed him but everytime the doctor attempt ,moon moon attacked and try to bite him, thats the time the doctor said he don’t need a dextrose ,so the doctor just give him a liquid of electrolytes and a recovery fluid food, as we take him home he vomit again, my mom said it’s normal so we continue going home at evening he vomit 3x and pooped blood twice, :( and refuses to eat but he’s drinking, as of today Jan.7 he’s still weak and no signs of improvement , he’s vomiting continues and occur more often and he’s still pooping blood and not eating ,please help me , I don’t want to loose him

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. I'm sorry that Moon Moon has Parvo virus - that can be a very serious disease. Without examining him, I can't comment on whether he is improving, but sometimes puppies that have Parvo virus need to be hospitalized and on IV fluids to keep them hydrated while they recover. It would be best to talk to your veterinarian about whether he would benefit from that therapy, or if he seems to be improving slowly. I hope that he is okay.

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Pippy
Yorkie x Jack Russel
6 Weeks
Fair condition
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Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting
Mucus in stool
Blood In Stool

We took Pippy to the vet yesterday (Saturday) to get her 6 weeks injection. She was flea ridden when we got her from her previous owners, and as the vet advised, we treated it with 'Revolution for puppies' (we dripped it on her skin on Friday) the fleas were noticeable less yesterday. The vet inspected her and deemed her healthy, administering the injection and giving us a pill to deworm her as the liquid medicine that she would've given didn't treat tapeworms, and she said that fleas commonly carry tapeworms. I had to give her a quarter of the pill, which i crushed up and mixed with her food. I also got a flea powder from the vet that is specially made for puppies which I put on her when we got home. This morning she had a playful demeanour and was running around, but did not want to eat. I frequently offered her food from 7:00 am, but she kept refusing. At around 12:15 she had a small poo which contained bloody mucus and some white worms (first stool to contain worms or bloody mucus since yesterday) a few minutes later she started vomiting clear liquid with white 'clots'. I also want to mention I did bathe her today also with a puppy shampoo and the fleas appear to be eradicated.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. If Pippy is still not wanting to eat, or is continuing to have vomiting or diarrhea, it would be a good idea to have her rechecked by your veterinarian. She may be fine and it might be a side effect to those parasites, but puppies can become dehydrated quickly, and she may have something else going on. Your veterinarian will be able to look at her and determine if she is okay, or if she needs any treatment. I hope that she does well!

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Colt
Yorkshire Terrier
9 Years
Fair condition
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Fair condition

Has Symptoms

warm head, smelly poo

My dog has grass but a little bit of blood in his poop. It is also has a really bad smell. He is 9 years old. He is actin fine he’s eating and drinking water and running around.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are a few possible causes from infection, parasites, colitis, digestive disorders among other causes; you should ensure that Colt is up to date on worming medication and visit your Veterinarian with a stool sample to see what is present in there (protozoa, worms etc…). Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

My dog bitt is throwing up water she won't eat but she will drink water and cranberry juice she has blood in her poop I don't know what's going on with her

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Luca
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
9 Months
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Lethargy
vomiting white foam
Blood In Stool

My dog Luca has been having diarrhea on and off for a week now and there would be blood in some of his stools. His stools are watery, mucusy and is a light brown colour. At first I thought it was just an upset stomach but it’s been a week now and there’s still blood in some of his stools. He has also started puking white mucusy foam along with lost of appetite. He’s still himself, he runs around and acts like nothing is wrong but he shows signs of discomfort when I touch him around the stomach area. He’s starting to become lethargic as well. He needs to constantly go but he’s constipated and very little of watery stool comes out and there’s a hit of blood in it. He’s not drinking much water and doesn’t want to eat his dog food. He also has all his shots including his Parvo shots.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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You should try to offer to Luca a bland diet of boiled chicken and rice in small regular portions and monitor for improvement; the vomiting of white foam is due to an empty stomach from the loss of appetite. Give him a few portions and see how he holds everything down; if there is no improvement you should visit your Veterinarian for an examination. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Drax
German Shepherd Dog
4 Months
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Medication Used

metronidazole
Ondansetrom

I have a 4 month old German shepherd and he got in the trash this past Wednesday. He started vomiting and having diarrhea late Thursday night. I took him to the vet Friday and they gave him some medicine and an IV he felt better after the IV but it is now Saturday night and he will no longer eat or drink anything and is continuing pooping up blood.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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If Drax is not wanting to eat or drink, try to at least get him to drink by syringing water into his mouth as this may help him keep somewhat hydrated; you should continue with the metronidazole but if he is vomiting up blood or defecating blood you should visit your Veterinarian or an Emergency Veterinarian for a check and some intravenous fluids if required. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Kiara
Alaskan Malamute
7 Months
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting, Diarrhea
Vomiting,
Vomiting, Diarrhea blood

I have a 7month old female Alaskan Malamute who started having diarrhea a few hours ago. That has now turned into vomiting and diarrhea with both have some small amounts of blood in it. We made a small change to her diet with a new type of treat, it was also a very stressful day for her, we brought a new puppy into the house. Could the stress of the new puppy mixed with the new treat be the causes of the problem? She has had problems with new foods before, but we have never seen any blood, she has a sensitive tummy. She is up to date on all her shots so I don't think it is parvo, she hasn't eaten anything that would be causing trauma/blockage that I know of. Thank you!

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for contacting us about Kiara. Her problems may be cause by food intolerance, dietary indiscretion, parasites, or stress. Parvovirus is still a concern, since you have two puppies in the house now, even though she is vaccinated. She needs to be seen by your veterinarian this morning, as she seems to be deteriorating and developing more severe signs, with the blood in her diarrhea and vomit. They will likely test for Parvovirus, just to be sure, and check her fecal for parasites.

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Hugo
Labrador Retriever
13 Months
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Diarrhea
Vomiting
Loss of Appetite
Blood In Stool

My labrador retriever rescue who has recently turned one seems to have a pretty weak stomach. He got diarrhea any time we tried changing his food. We have noticed that even when he has been ok for a while, often after visiting the dog daycare he would get episodes of not having appetite in the morning, then having diarrhea and/or vomiting and then he gets back to normal toward the second half of the day. During having the symptoms he is not listless and doesn't seem to be too upset; he is still playful.

Today he had one of these episodes where he threw up several times in the morning and had diarrhea and didn't want to eat anything for quite some time. He then started eating, however, his diarrhea has blood in it (even more blood then fecal matter) but only one time. Again, he was in a fine mood, did not seem to be in paid or sad. He also has been drinking water and we gave him pedialite.

It seems like these episodes are following his visit to doggy daycare. However, we supply his food there and they told us that they feed all the dogs separately so the chances of him getting into another dog's food are very low. I am thinking maybe it's something in the water that upsets his stomach?

He is all up to date with all immunizations.

thank you in advance for any insights.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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If these episodes consistently happen after he is at doggy day care, I wonder if there is something in that environment that he picks up or eats that upsets his stomach? It might be a good idea to try to not take him to doggy day care for a little while, and see if the problems resolve. If they continue, he should probably be seen by his veterinarian, as that is not normal for a young healthy dog. I hope that all goes well for him.

My dog is eating & drinking fine . But when he poop is real running

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Zippers
Yorkipoo
1 Year
Fair condition
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Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Stool

My dog has blood in poop, im concerned because the first time she poops whole there is little to no blood. The second time she tries to poop there is blood, not a whole lot but enough to notice. She is eating, drinking water, and has tons of energy as if she is normal. She is not vomiting there is not visible worms in her poop. Please help, she is completely normal she just is having a bit of blood in poop and seems constipated.​

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Dogs an often appear constipated when they actually have diarrhea, or when they are actually constipated. Parasites don't usually show up in the feces as visible to the eye, and we usually look for the eggs under a microscope. If Zippers is otherwise acting normally and this has only been happening once or twice, you may be okay to watch her, as eating something that she shouldn't may cause this. If she starts vomiting, there is more blood in her stool, or she becomes lethargic or stops eating, it would be best to have her seen by a veterinarian.

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Mccoy
German Shepherd
9 Months
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Thick jellied blood in stools and vomit
Bloody stools and vomit

My 9 month old puppy was starved when we got him. Since we've had him, he's mostly had runny stools and occasional throwing up, usually clear. Today, he's had nothing but thick, purple jellied bloody stools and vomiting. We watch what he eats and have seen no works or parasites in either stool or vomit. What could this be? Any help would be wonderful.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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If the stools have part of a consistency of raspberry jam (or jelly), this is a characteristic of hemorrhagic gastroenteritis; if this is the case supportive and symptomatic care along with antibiotic therapy is a common course of treatment. However, without examining McCoy I cannot say for certain but would recommend that you visit your Veterinarian for an examination as soon as possible to determine a cause and offer treatment. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM https://wagwalking.com/condition/hemorrhagic-gastroenteritis www.msdvetmanual.com/digestive-system/diseases-of-the-stomach-and-intestines-in-small-animals/hemorrhagic-gastroenteritis-in-small-animals

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Madison
Dachshund
12 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Blood on the stool and vomiting.
Blood on the stool and vomitting.

I have a 12.5 yrs old Dachshund miniature, she started pooing blood, diarrhea and vomiting. Its look like her tummy is bloated. She's taking pain medicine right now for her back pain.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. Without examining her, I cannot diagnose or comment on what is going on with her, as I would need to see her, and have more details. It may be related to the pain medication that she is on, and you should call your veterinarian today, let them know what is happening, and they will be able to advise you whether they need to see her or not, and whether the medication is causing that, or not, as they know what medication she is on. I hope that she is okay.

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Artie
Basset Hound
9 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Bloody diarrhea
groaning
Vomiting
Eating grass

Hi, my dog Artie has been vomiting and having bloody diarrhea. I woke up this morning to some poop on the floor, but it wasn’t anything weird it looked normal and I figured it wasn’t anything to be worried about. As the day went on it was noticeable that he began to feel sick. He did not eat breakfast or dinner at all, wouldn’t eat his treats, and had a little bit of water. Throughout the day when we went on our walks, he would constantly eat grass but his stool was still normal. It wasn’t until tonight that I noticed something was wrong. I saw him walking around and I went over to see what he was doing and I saw a little bit of throw up with grass in it, but next to it I saw some dark red liquid that looked like it had some other types of chunks in it as well. At first I thought it was vomit too, but I realized that it is most likely throw up since it looked nothing like the white vomit with the grass. He has also been groaning and grumbling a lot in the past week. I figured he may have arthritis since he is older, but I wasn’t exactly sure. I’m not sure what’s wrong with him, but I am super worried and there are no vets that are open this late near me. Thank you

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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If there aren't any emergency clinics near you, and your veterinarian doesn't have after-hours access, it would be a good idea to have Artie seen as soon as possible when they are open. Whether he has an intestinal problem, or a systemic disease, it seems his signs are worsening, and he probably needs medical treatment.

Sorry, I mistyped, I realized that the red liquid was most likely diarrhea while the other was vomit*

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Joy
Pyrenesgolden
2 Years
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting

My 2 1/2 year old golden/Pyrenees mix has an ongoing grass eating then vomiting grass with some blood and some not extreme bloody poop. Gets better on antibiotics, then secured after a few days off the meds. Blood work ok, still eating, doesn't act sick. Ideas? She's on EN dry and canned food but I'd like to get her onto a Grainfree diet.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Without more details about Joy, I'm afraid that I can't shed much light on what might be going on with her. She may have an ongoing problem with dietary indiscretion, or parasites, or a food intolerance. Since she has been seen by your veterinarian, it might be a good idea to call them and discuss in more detail what they think is going on, and whether changing her diet is a good idea. She can eat EN as long as she needs to, it is an acceptable maintenance diet.

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Josh
Pit bull
10 Years
Moderate condition
1 found helpful
Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Stool

I have 2 pit/rotti mix that are 10 years old - my male went out to poop this morning and was fine - then he ate grass - in about 5-10 min he pooped again - normal to start then mucus and bloody with the grass in it. Grass was wrapped in the mucus and blood. He is eating and drinking water - laying looking at me right now

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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If the blood in Josh's stool continues, it would be best to have him examined by a veterinarian. It may be related to eating grass, but that is often a sign rather than a cause of a problem. If he starts vomiting or stops eating, that is more concerning.

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Sahara
Bulldog
6 Months
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Puking ,

My 6 month old bully found a dead Gartner snake. About 6 inches long and ate it. That night she started pooping a bloody diarrhea I started giving her pedialyte and she started. Eating that night and. Playing. Then today she woke and started. Puking mucus up but don't have a bloody stole any more. But. She. Is just laying around. I am. Still. Forcing pedialyte down her. What do u suggest

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Garter snakes are pretty harmless, however if it was dead we have no idea how long it was dead for, if it was rotten, different types of bacteria present (namely Salmonella) among other things; it is not a surprise that Sahara is having some gastrointestinal upset due to the ingestion of the snake. I would try to feed her some boiled chicken and rice in small regular portions to see if she is able to keep it down, but otherwise I would recommend visiting your Veterinarian as she is being lethargic and may require some more aggressive treatment. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Jack
Golden Retriever
8 Months
Moderate condition
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Has Symptoms

Diarrhea, vomiting

My mother has 2 dogs at home one is Affenpinscher and the other is a Golden Retriever. They are both mutts small dogs and they always played together, the Golden Retriever always liked to look out the window and stays to look at the view to see how high we are. Usually he likes to wait for other dogs and he gets excited to bark at them but my mom calms him down. When visitors come over he likes to play rough with other people, when he sees people that he does not know he tries to growl at them the very first time. One last thought before I post the bad news, he likes to go for walks when we say that we want to go for a walk.
Later that then we found him that he got sick, my mom figures that he got into something poison or ate something bad, he has been sick for 4 days an we tried to give him tylonal and gravel but nothing worked, he kept throwing up and pooping diarrehea for 4 days we tried giving him water or feeding him especially the good healthy food but he refused to eat or drink for 4 days and he was slow, didn't want to play or anything. On the last day he went to my mom an my dad an left out of the room. The last day he had diarrehea and pooped out blood twice. We tried to call the vet but we had no money to afford one so we didn't know what to do, the next day my mom woke me up with bad news saying that Jack is dead so she started crying an I gave her a hugs, he was lying stiff on the floor but he was still warm, if anything happens to this black dog what do we do if we can't afford a vet? One last thing is we tried to call a funeral for him but that cost money as well so we had no
choice to burry him in the yard.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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It is distressing to lose a loved one, especially when you had few options and couldn’t visit a Veterinarian; without performing a necropsy on Jack I cannot say what the cause of death was and there are hundreds of possible causes if poisoning is suspected. Vomiting and diarrhoea are vague symptoms and may be attributable to many different conditions including poisoning, infections, parasites, internal disease (liver, kidney) among other causes. I wish I could give some closure to you on giving you a cause but I cannot, you should try to search for a charity clinic or other organisation near you to look at the other dog to be on the safe side. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Yuki
Beagle
4 Days
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Stool

I had taken my 4 year old beagle "Yuki" to the Vet about 2 weeks ago because he was pooping pure blood and he wouldn't eat. The Vet gave him some shot and gave a medication (some brown tablets which I had cut in half, and give him (a half tablet) 3x a day). And I cooked him rice with some chicken every day for like 3 days. This helped him and everything went back to normal.
But 2 days ago he started eating a lot of grass again, but he was fine, no diarrhea etc. Then this morning I woke up because he was crying, so i took him out and he started eating a lot of grass, and threw up 2x. His throw up was yellowish foam. Then as I was walking him he started having diarrhea again with blood. Not as much blood as the first time, but definitely blood.
He is still acting fine, but I'm concerned. I really don't have a lot of money to spend again, but I don't like to see him like this. What should I do? I still have some of that medication from before (since I was only suppose to give it to him until the symptoms were gone).
Can I give it to him again? Please help.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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I'm not sure what medication Yuki was given, or what your veterinarian determined the actual problem to be that was causing his bloody stools, unfortunately, so I'm not sure if giving the same medication again will help. Since you recently had him seen for this problem, it would be reasonable to call your veterinarian, let them know that the same things are happening again, and see if you are able to start that medication again or if more diagnostics need to be done for him.

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Chip Munhk
Chi-winnie
1 Year
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Diarrhea
Vomiting
Blood In Stool
Mucus in stool

Medication Used

none

Last night my Chi-winnie dog Chip had a extremely full stomach. This morning he used the bathroom and his stool was normal but really really hard. I proceeded to put him in his cage and i went to work. At 12 I went to let him out and he ran straight to the grass and used the Restroom but with blood in his water like stool. He was also very constipated. After he used the bathroom he vomited twice. He acted no different, playful as ever just that accident. He still wanted to eat my burger and still acted himself. I dont know what to do. Im scared! He is 1.5 years old and has had 1 or 2 parvo shots and has not be wormed before. Please help!

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. I'm confused by your question, whether he is having watery stool or hard stool, or both? Without examining him, I can't determine what might be wrong, but common causes for intestinal upset include parasites, dietary indiscretion, and intestinal infections. It would be best to have him examined by your veterinarian as soon as possible to see if he has diarrhea, or is constipated, and get him on treatment, especially since you saw blood in his stool. I hope that everything goes well for him!

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Snoopy
Yorkshire Terrier
3 Years
Fair condition
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Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Blood stool vomiting
Blood In Stool

My dog has not been eating his food or drinking his water. He has been throwing up, he’s been really sad & he’s usually a really active happy dog. What is an estimated guess of what’s wrong with him?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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A loss of appetite and vomiting are very vague symptoms and are common across most diseases and conditions which may affect dogs; based on the little information you’ve provided it would be irresponsible and impossible to give an estimated guess because there are many possibilities. Infections, parasites, poisoning, foreign objects, tumours, gastrointestinal ulceration among many other conditions may result in similar symptoms. You should visit your Veterinarian for an examination. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Riot
Staffordshire Terrier
6 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Lack of thirst
Diarrhea
Lethargy
Vomiting
Blood In Stool

Medication Used

none

My dog Riot and I were recently at a lake near our home. She was in the water and drinking it and was eating some of the grass growing out of the lake. The next day after having a normal poop eating and drinking she had diarrhea and vomited once. The next day she had diarrhea with blood in it twice and vomited twice more. She has been drinking water and eating some food. She is a little lethargic but she is still active and playful. A friend has suggested that she has an e.coli infection, but she is not acting like she is ill at all. Is there anything you can suggest further as to help me out? I would like to do what is best for my furbaby.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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T Here are a number of bacteria in lake water that can cause problems with the GI tract, and the fact that Riot had blood in her diarrhea is concerning. It would be best to have her seen as soon as possible by your veterinarian to have her evaluated and get any medications that might help get her over this quickly. I hope that all goes well for her.

She is back to her old self. I gave her some pumpkin puree and the next morning she was having solid poop and was no longer vomiting. She also no longer has blood in her poop. I think that she had an upset stomach from something she munched on at the lake and then was straining to get whatever was messing with her out when she went to poop. She has a pretty sensitive stomach. It didn't hurt to ask for some advice and get another perspective on it though. Thank you for your help and advice. It was greatly appreciated.

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Buttercup
Chihuahua
16 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Stool

Hello, my name is Iris I have a 16yr old chihuahua named Buttercup. About 6 months ago she was diagnosed with mamarary cancer she has recently developed another one which equals two fairly large balls on her breasts. Estimating the size of half an egg. She’s been doing fine eating and drinking until early this morning she vomited and had blood in her stool. She did not make it outside so I know she is not feeling okay. She is currently just laying in her bed she isn’t her self. My biggest concern is if she is hurting. I know her time is coming and I want to do the best thing for her,
Thank you.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. I'm sorry that Buttercup is having these problems. It would be best to have her seen by your veterinarina to treat this episode of vomiting and bloody diarrhea - it may be related to the mammary tumors, but may be unrelated, and your veterinarian will be able to examine her, recommend any tests that might be necessary, and get her treatment so that she feels better. Older animals can become dehydrated quickly, so it would be best to have her seen as soon as possible. I hope that she is okay.

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Goofy
black mouth cur
9 Months
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting a lot
Lethargy
Pooping pure blood

My dog started off with diarrhea & then went to pooping pure blood. He’s been vomiting a lot and he has been very lethargic. I just want to know what he could have. We plan on taking him to a vet but I need to get an idea & how we can handle it.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Most commonly defecating blood and vomiting is normally associated with infections (parvo if not vaccinated) or poisoning; other conditions like dietary issues, internal diseases, gastrointestinal inflammation, colitis, foreign objects among other causes may also cause these symptoms. It is important to keep Goofy hydrated, but you should visit your Veterinarian immediately for an examination before the weekend. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

My dog is six month old and after he got his first vaccination he got sick and he stared pooping blood and won't eat any food if he drinks any water he vomit it back and he breathing very fast so i need help right now please

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Boggy
Shih Tzu
9 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Diarrhea
Vomiting

My sons dog was just at the vet 4 to 5 days ago. He received all his shots, fecal test and blood work done. Yesterday he started with bloody diarrhea x2. Last night kept him in the kitchen as a precaution and this morning I woke up to diarrhea and vomiting all over the kitchen floor. I'm at a loss as to what could be causing this. No food changes and no treat changes.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Dogs may vomit and have diarrhoea for a variety of reasons including infections, parasites, foreign objects, poisoning, medication side effects among many other causes; sometimes we see adverse reactions from vaccinations but we normally see these within 24 hours or so from vaccination. You should return to your Veterinarian for an examination to be on the safe side to confirm the cause. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Savannah
Shih Tzu
13 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Vomitting & Diarrhea

She has been having loose, bloody stools the past 2 days. Vomitted x1 yellow mucous during those 2 days. Although she is eating & drinking, she seems to be losing weight. Just changed food about a week ago due to her not being able to chew her food well any longer as she doesn't have many teeth left. Our vet is closed for the day & I don't know that I can get her in until Tuesday. What should I do?

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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If Savannah seems to be generally feeling okay other than the stools, she may be fine to be seen on Tuesday, but Monday would be better. In the meantime, you can try feeding her a mixture of boiled chicken and rice and see if that helps with the stools. If she continues to vomit, becomes lethargic or isn't wanting to eat, she should be seen by your nearest emergency veterinarian.

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Mo
Doxie-Chin
9 Months
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Lethargy
Wheezing
lack of appetite
Diarrhea
Vomiting
Shaking
Blood In Stool

My dog was perfectly fine on Sunday was playful and active. Then on Monday we wasn't as active and started to become lethargic. On Tuesday his appetite decreased but there was no vomiting or diarrhea. On Wednesday morning, he started vomiting and wouldn't eat and drank very little and then by Wednesday afternoon he started having diarrhea and then towards the evening we noticed blood in his diarrhea. So far this evening he hasn't eaten and has tried drinking water a few times and ends up vomiting some of it up. One thing we've noticed is the wheezing sound he's been making while he lays there breathing. He's has very little energy but his nose is wet and relatively cool.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Mo sounds very ill, and needs to be seen by a veterinarian right away. Puppies are prone to infectious diseases, and parasites, and can become dehydrated quickly. I hope that he is okay.

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Petey
Pomeranian
14 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Lethargy

My Pomeranian is pooping pure blood and he is vomiting (white foamy). The diarrhea and vomiting is not constant just every once in a while. He is not eating but he is drinking. He is also lethargic. What could it be?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Given the pure blood defecation (especially if it resembles raspberry jelly/jam) and other symptoms I would be more concerned about hemorrhagic gastroenteritis than any other condition; you should visit your Veterinarian immediately for an examination and treatment. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM www.msdvetmanual.com/digestive-system/diseases-of-the-stomach-and-intestines-in-small-animals/hemorrhagic-gastroenteritis-in-small-animals

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Coda
Beagle
11 Years
Critical condition
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Critical condition

Has Symptoms

Weakness

My dog has been vomiting bile all day and night now and refuses to eat. He drinks now and then but is not accepting any help. He now has bloody stools and is very weak. What can we do to help him or make him stop throwing up? He can't even sleep because he is won't stop.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are a few various conditions which may be affecting Coda including infection, foreign objects, poisoning among other issues; there is nothing which you can give at home to stop the vomiting and if Coda’s symptoms are this bad I would recommend you visit your Veterinarian or Emergency Veterinarian immediately for an examination. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

I have a 2 1\2 year old pomeranian. Over the past 4 months he has vomited up fresh blood 4 times. It is very scary. But after this happens he seems to be normal so we hold off taking him to the vet.Otherwise he is very healthy. He eats and drinks normally and is not showing any other symptoms. Any idea what could be going on? I don't want to take him to the vet if it is not serious, maybe he ate something bad? Please help.

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Butter
mongrel
6 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Vomitting, Diarrhea, Itching
Vomitting, Diarrhea
Vomitting

Hi, my dog butter, (mongrel) is 6 years old this year. He started having diarrhea this morning, and for the past 16 hours has defecated 5 times. His stool is watery with some blood. He has also puked twice, yellow liquid. We recently changed his dry feed from royal canin's hypoallergenic to Earthborn hollistic Lamb food. We noticed an increase in itching after 1 month of feeding earthborn. So yesterday I decided to change without any transition to Merrick salmon and sweet potato dry food and also increasing the amount as he was underfed by the previous owner.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. If Butter is continuing to vomit, and is having diarrhea, it would be best to have him seenby your veterinarian. He may have a stomach upset from the diet change, or an intstinal inection, or a foreign body. Without examining him, I can't diagnose what might be going on with him, but your veteirnarian will be able to examine him, determine what is happening, and give him appropriate therapy.

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Pippa
French Bulldog
6 Months
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Bloody stool
Foaming At The Mouth

Medication Used

none

Hello my name is Jessica, I have a 6 month old French bulldog and she is about 15 pounds today. In the past 3-4 days I have noticed she has had a bit of blood in her stool, stool consistency changes throughout the day, it occurs AFTER she actually goes to the bathroom, not too much blood in the stool, more or less it all comes out right after (she is continuing to try to go to the bathroom) she’s also randomly foaming at the mouth a bit mostly in her puke, no human food whatsoever, always hydrated, I am wondering this because she is still acting like herself! Still playful and running around but has been sleeping longer periods of time since this has began. Please get back to me on an idea of what could be the problem! At this point the vet has told me if I am worried to bring her in, but I could use some advice on how to approach this!

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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It really is a case of taking her into your Veterinarian; there are a few possible causes but without Pippa being thoroughly examined we are unable to narrow in on a diagnosis. Conditions including poisoning, dietary intolerance, internal disease, parasites, infection among others may cause these symptoms so it is important for your Veterinarian to start with an examination. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Gizmo
Boxer
16 Months
Mild condition
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Has Symptoms

Vomiting
Lethargy
Blood In Stool

My 70 lbs male boxer pit mix was acting lethargic this morning and didn't eat breakfast. He's since thrown up twice and pooped blood. Shortly after, he regained his appetite and is now running around with his dog sister. Has this "bug" passed or is this a common sign of something else?

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. Without seeing Gizmo, I can't comment on whether he is okay, or if he has a problem. If he continues to have any GI issues, decreased appetite, or bloody stool, he should be seen by his veterinarian. Possible causes might be parasites, dietary indiscretion, or intestinal infections. Monitor him closely and have him seen if he continues to have GI concerns.

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Dodger
Pitt bull
5 Years
Fair condition
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Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting White mucus blood in poopchills
Vomiting White mucus blood in poopservercbills

My dog is 5 years old he is a bull dog pit bull he has been vomiting white slimy mucus n he has popped n had blood in it he also was dripping dots of blood after words he eats n drinks but he throws it up he shakes like he is freezing cold I cover him n he still shakes he's had all his shots he still playful but my Baby is sick please help me figure out what's wrong with my luv

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your question. Without examining Dodger, I cannot diagnose anything, but if he is vomiting and having bloody diarrhea, he should be seen by your veterinarian as soon as possible - they will be able to examine him, determine what might be going on, and treat him appropriately. I hope that he is okay!

Hi.. My dog is pooping blood and has vomited slimey white stuff.. Please let me know how your doggy is doing.. I don't have money for a vet 😢

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Maggie
Toy Yorkie
3 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Ulsor bloody stole
Ulsor bloody pooo

My dog has been having stomach problems for the past week. She spent 2 days just eating grass and weeds and not really eating her food very much she's drinking fine. I ended up taking her to the emergency pet hospital cuz she vomited blood they diagnosed it as an ulsor. She was given antibiotics and something for vomiting and put on a bland diet. She seemes ok but still having trouble digesting her food I think. 2 days after the hospital visit she pooped blood a lot. Does she need to go to the vet? Or is the blood do to the ulsor and not a big deal?

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Any time dogs have blood in their stool, especially if it is a significant amount, they should be seen. Maggie may be having ongoing problems, and need further care. The bland diet should not cause those signs, and blood in her stool is probably not related to the ulcer. I hope that she is okay.

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Enzo
Golden Retriever
3 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Loss of Appetite
Vomiting
Blood In Stool
Liquid Stool

This is the second time this has happened...

My dog is a 3yr old Golden Retriever and out of the blue he suddenly just has no appetite for food, and then ends up pooping blood with his stool.

We changed his food the first time this happened along with medicine food and powder, but 9 months later he's back to this again. He's been trying to poop and has been vomiting around the clock. He does drink water though, but he just doesn't want to eat much if anything.

He got tested the first time this happened and the vet didn't find anything serious, and just said it could just be his food, which is why we changed it. But it's happening again, why?

Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Since it has been 9 months since this has happened, I'm not sure that I would say the two incidents are related. If Enzo is vomiting, not eating, and having bloody diarrhea, he needs to be seen by a veterinarian today to see if he needs any supportive care, and to figure out what is wrong and get treatment.

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Peppa
Border collie crossed with New Zealand huntaway
7 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Severe diarrhea
Mucus in stool
Vomiting
Loss of Appetite
Lethargy
Blood In Stool

Hi, my dog has been in the vets since Monday morning. She has bloody, mucas chronic diarrhea, has not eaten properly since Saturday and is very lethargic. They don’t know what’s causing it (she did have a temperature but that has returned to normal this morning) she is on a drip. Any ideas what this could be? It happened exactly a year ago (minus 1 week) and she was kept in by the vet overnight for 6 days last year!

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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These symptoms (vomiting, diarrhoea, lethargy etc…) are symptoms which are common with many different diseases and conditions which means they are not specific to a particular cause; an infection would be the top of the list especially if there was a fever, but foreign objects, poisoning among other causes may also cause similar symptoms. I cannot really think of anything specific though that may be of help. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Zippo
American Pit Bull Terrier
9 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Tired
Vomiting
Blood In Stool

Medication Used

Proviable forte
Trilostane
Pepcid AC
Fluconozal

What is wrong with my dog? He has had diarrhea for a week and a half now. I've been to the vet 3 times and they don't fix the problem. I he got a blood test and everything was normal besides his pancreas levels are higher than normal. The vet prescribed probiotics and pepcid ac. After giving him the pepcid ac he was back to normal for about a day but now he seems worse than before and now his diarrhea is really bloody and it looks really bad. He seems to strain when he poops. when he urinates it don't seem like a solid stream. His diarrhea is in more then one place so he goes then stops and then moves and goes again. He still eats but I have to hand feed it to him, I made him rice and boiled chicken for dinner. I just want someone to help him, ive got another appointment for him in the morning, I've been to the vet 3 times since this started about 2 weeks ago and I've been to 2 different vets for answers and nobody can seem to help me or my dog and his conditions are getting worse with each day that passes, What do I do?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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In this cases there are various causes for the symptoms which you are describing which may include infections, poisoning, dietary issues, pancreatitis, parasites, foreign objects, colitis among other causes. I would recommend withholding food for 24 hours and then starting him on the boiled chicken and rice again; this may help to ‘reset’ his system. Other than that, supportive care and ensuring that Zippo stays hydrated is important. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

****For the medications I meant to say trimodal, not trilostan****

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Prima
Mixed
3 Months
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Shits & vomits blood

My dog has not eaten normally since injected with anti-rabies last Tuesday. Her appetite for food has been on & off every other day. The last time I know that she ate was yesterday but only some biscuits & water. She shits & vomits blood since this morning. What should I do?

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Puppies are very prone to parasites and infectious diseases, and the fact that she got her Rabies vaccine may be coincidental. Prima should be seen today by a veterinarian and have a fecal test, and likely a Parvovirus test, to determine what is going on with her and what treatments she needs. Puppies can get dehydrated very quickly, so sooner would be better than later to have her seen. I hope that she is okay.

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Snoopy
Beagle
4 Months
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Bloody runny stool

Hi. My fiancee aunt and uncle gave us a puppy that they had gotten as a Christmas present because they are in and out of the hospital so much they couldn't take care of her. We took her in and we noticed she had bloody and runny stools. His uncle had told me she had recently gotten her 10 week shots and a dewormer. But it has been a week and a half later that she's still pooping blood and now she is throwing up. Shes still very energetic and plays with my year and a half pitbull and runs around with him outside. I don't know what to do. Ive tried everything, switching her food, making sure she doesn't eat anything outside, making sure she's getting enough to eat and she eats slow. I don't know what to do.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. Snoopy should have an examination with your veterinarian and make sure that she is up to date on vaccines, check a fecal sample for parasites, and be checked out for the cause of the vomiting and diarrhea. If she had a vaccine at 10 weeks, she should have had a booster at 13 and 16 weeks, so she is not up to date on vaccines, and is in danger of contagious diseases like Parvo virus. If she has not had a deworming treatment, she may have intestinal parasites causing her GI signs. I hope that she does well.

My fiancees uncle had also told him yesterday when he talked to him that she had eaten a rawhide bone and that could possibly be blocking something. But I figure it would have passed by now.

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Jazzy
pit mix
3 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Stool

My dog is 3 years old, she started puking blood and has blood in her dirrahea. She will drink a little water but won't eat. She is also breathing loudly like it's hard for her to take a breath. I'm so worried.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are many causes for a dog to start vomiting blood and having bloody diarrhoea; poisoning, infections, parasites, foreign objects, trauma, gastrointestinal ulceration among other causes. Without examining Jazzy, I cannot tell you the specific cause or a treatment; this would be a case of visiting your Veterinarian for an examination immediately, especially since Jazzy also has some breathing difficulty too. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Ben
Belgian Malinois
3 Months
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Not Eating
Diarrhea
Vomiting
pooping blood

It's been 3 days. My dog is not eating and pooping and vomiting blood. He refuses help. I force feed him. I gave him antibiotic and dextrose but his condition is going worse. :'(

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. Ben should see a veterinarian immediately. Possible causes for his condition include parasites, parvovirus, intestinal intussusception, and intestinal infection. If he is not eating, and is having diarrhea and vomiting with blood in it, there is a very real possibility that he may not make it through this without veterinary help. I hope that he is okay.

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Marvel
Labrador Retriever
19 Months
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Bloody diarrhea
Vomiting
Loss of Appetite

About a month ago my dog developed a small area on her leg where there small bumps and loss of hair. I was told by a vet that she may have gotten into an ant bed and to put ointment on it. Since then the area has tripled in size as she has been having diarrhea since the rash appeared. Now she has not been eating, what she does eat she throws it up, and the last couple of days she has had some blood in her stool. I work at a fairly clean dog daycare and I thought it would help is I stopped taking her for a couple of weeks but it seems like her symptoms are getting worse. Yet she is still acting very playful and normal, aside from her not scarfing down her food like she normally does. Food has been the same for a year now btw. I'm not the richest person so I can't immediately take her to the vet but I want to know how I can help my baby. Thanks in advance for any and all advice

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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If those signs have been going on for a month, it would be a good idea to have the area where her hair loss is happening looked at by a veterinarian, as well as addressing her vomiting, diarrhea, and loss of appetite. Young dogs are prone to many intestinal problems, including parasites, foreign bodies, or intestinal infections, and a veterinarian will be able to examine her and see what might be going on so that she can get treatment.

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rusty
Boxerdoodle
9 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

my mothers dog, a 9 year old boxer/redbone coonhound mix, who was diagnosed with pancreatitis a few years ago is now sick with vomiting multiple times and has had increasingly bad diarrhea, last 7 bouts id diarrhea were all blood and water. he isn't lethargic and wants to eat, but she is withholding food from him. she was going to try to give him pedialyte. how much pedialyte can she give him? shes waiting to hear back from her vet.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Sometimes fasting a dog for 24 or 48 hours can help with bouts of vomiting and diarrhoea especially when the pancreas is involved, it sort of resets the system. It is important that Rusty stays hydrated during this time and you can either give Pedialyte (plain unflavoured) as a 50:50 mix in the water bowl or 2-4ml/lb. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Nora
Miniature Goldendoodle
2 Days
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting
Thirsty
Lethargy
lack of appetite
Blood In Stool

My 2 year old mini golden, Nora, never gets sick. Yesterday she puked 10+ times, refused to eat, but is interested in drinking water although she vomits it back up soon afterwards. She’s a grazer as it is, but she turned down chicken as well as peanut butter.
Nora hasn’t been introduced to any new food or treats, but we make frequent trips to the dog park, where there have been a couple new dogs, and there is occasionally standing water.
Symptoms presented yesterday at 6am, today she had 100% liquid stool that was almost entirely frank blood.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are a few possible causes for the symptoms Nora is presenting with which may include infections, parasites (protozoa), foreign objects, poisoning among other causes; without examining her and doing a quick faecal test I cannot say what the specific cause is. You should visit your Veterinarian if there are large quantities of blood in the diarrhoea and if she is vomiting water she may require fluid therapy. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Rosie
mongrel
Five Months
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Bloody diarrhea
Lethargy
Vomiting gluey white stuffs

Just yesterday, Rosie stopped eating and drinking her food and water and today, she was restless all day and had been pooping out blood that smells like blood and had also been vomiting out gluey white stuffs.I have another dog too, her brother, Brownie and he is also showing signs of lethargy and he also hadn't been eating much. He just lies down there, restless. Is it worms or parvo or does is have anything to do together with the chicken brest that I had given them? The chicken has this smell like they had poured chemical onto it to keep it fresh(my other dogs who had eaten the same chicken has been pooping out blood too but then they aren't showing any signs) but then can it be rats too? Because the place that I'm living at has a lot of rats.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are many different possible causes for the symptoms you are describing, but if you haven’t had any of your dogs vaccinated then parvo is a strong possibility; you should take one of your dogs with the most severe symptoms to your Veterinarian for an examination to determine whether it is parvo or something else. If it is parvo, you will need to give a lot of supportive care preferably intravenous fluids along with antibiotics. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Luffy
Shih Apso
2 Years
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Vomiting
Blood In Stool

I have a 2 y.o. shih-tzu-lhasa apso. A friend who was unable to care for him gave him to us. He is not up-to-date with his vaccines, and the vet wants us to discover what has already been given, or not given, to the dog as vaccine. Luffy is always energetic, but he seems to be having stomach problems. He eats too fast (even beating our pitbull to finish the meal first) and drinks too much water. He'll poop runny, bloody stool later on. Sometimes, he throws up the food he ate (they're all intact, like he did not chew the food at all). He has better stool (less or with no blood) if we feed him less, and only with hard food that he'll be forced to chew. We do not leave water around because he'll drink it all. Can you advice us what's going on with Luffy? This is not an everyday situation for him.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. Without examining Luffy, I can't coment on what might be causing that behavior, but it would be a good idea to have him examined by your veteirnarian, and checked for parasites, as well as some routine bloodwork. Your veterinarian will be able to find some answers for you and make him more comfortable. I hope that everything goes well for him!

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