HI. I'm Dr Steve
Is she acting normally? Is the blood mixed with the urine or is the urine streaked with blood? Is she having unusual urination habits (accidents)?
she is acting normal, no accidents just noticed red in urine not much, and i think she is in heat. no swelling but blood from the vulva
That sounds like the early signs of heat and the blood can come shortly before the vulva swells. Seh may show blood for a few days, then clear discharge (this is when she will accept a male) then a few days of blood on the way out of heat.
we have breeded dogs in the past, but this is the first one that i noticed the blood mixed in the urine. just wanted to be sure.
Thank you for your help, I think i will just keep an eye on her for a couple of days.
As long as she acts normally and he rurination habits are the same, I wouldn't worry about anything more than keeping her from getting bred (unless you want her bred of course). Sometimes the urine will "wash" out some blood from the vulva. If she starts acting "sick" or starts having accidents in the house, that indicates a UTI, but it sounds like this is notthe case now. I hope this has helped. If it has, would you please click the acept button so I may receive credit fro my answer. Thank you and Good Luck. If you have morequestions please continue