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Last night my Doxie started coughing, this am I noticed

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hi last night my Doxie started coughing, this am I noticed he blood in his urine and a few minutes ago he just coughed up less than a dime amount of blood . Can you advise me on what could be going on and what I can do for him?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Drew replied 1 year ago.
Hello, thanks for your question today! I am Dr. Drew, and I am a licensed veterinarian. I'll be happy to help you in any way I can.
If there's bleeding occurring from multiple organ systems (in this case, urinary and respiratory), it suggests that there is likely to be a serious problem occurring internally, such as internal bleeding from ingestion of rat poison, or other blood clotting disorders such as liver disease or cancer.
I would STRONGLY urge you to seek veterinary attention right away, so that blood and urine tests can be done, in order to determine what is going on with Buster. Delaying may lead to this situation becoming critical, and could result in death.

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