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my dog has jelly like poop with blood in it what could that

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my dog has jelly like poop with blood in it what could that be? Hopefully not Parvo?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 4 years ago.

Hi, I am Dr. Peter and would like to help.

 

1- Any blood in the stool?

2- Any vomiting?

3- Is she lethargic or behaving normal?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

1- yes blood in stool

2- little vomit

3- behaving normal

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 4 years ago.

1- How often is she defecating?

2- Is the feces mainly blood; or, mainly feces with streaks of blood?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

1- very often its just a little at a time

2- blood and a jelly mucus

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 4 years ago.

These bowel movement sound more like intestinal parasites. With parvo there is severe bloody diarrhea, vomiting and the dog is very depressed or lethargic. I will recommend that you get him dewormed; use a dewormer called Fenbendazole give it for 3 days at label dose and repeat after 3 weeks and 3 months. Could buy online, pet store or vets office. In the meantime, change diet to rice (75%) and chicken (25%) and give 1 teaspoon of plain yogurt twice a day.

If stool gets worst and no improvement have him checked by your vet.

 

If you have additional questions I will be glad to answer them.

 

Dr. Peter

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
these symptoms just started today could it lead to parvo?
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 4 years ago.
Parvo is a virus, once the dog has it, the symptoms are immediate and consistent. Highly unlikely this is a case of parvo virus.

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