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My 3 year old lab has thrown up bloody mucus the past 2

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My 3 year old lab has thrown up bloody mucus the past 2 mornings. He acts pretty normal orherwise. The mucus isn't bright red, mostly looks like tomato soup....
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 9 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How much blood are you seeing? A spoonful, more or less?

Are his gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?

If you press on his belly, does he have any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?

Could he have eaten anything he should not have (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?