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My dog is bleeding heavy, I 't think its her menstrual. What

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My dog is bleeding heavy, I don't think its her menstrual. What can be wrong, she is not eating, she just lays there?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

I am sorry to hear you are worried about Foxie. My name is Rebecca. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.

How long has she been like this? If she is not spayed, has a bloody discharge from her vulva, and is not eating, my first concern is an infection of her uterus called a pyometra. This is common in older unspayed female dogs, and can be serious.

I like to recommend home remedies whenever I can, but Foxie needs to see a veterinarian as soon as possible. This could be a bladder infection and she may just need antibiotics, but if she has a pyometra this could be life threatening. I don't want to scare you, but a pyometra is very serious and she needs to be checked by a veterinarian today.

Please let me know how she is doing and what other questions you have. Rebecca

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Foxie has been like this since yesterday. Do you know how much it would cost to take her to an emergency clinic?
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

It really depends on the clinic. Many regular vet hospitals are open on Saturday (like mine! I go in to see clients in an hour).

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

This is a website that lists places that can help with vet bills:

http://www.aspca.org/about-us/faq/financial-help-my-vet-bills

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

Let me know how she is doing.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

How is Foxie doing?

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

How is Foxie today?

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
Hi Gertrude,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Foxie. How is everything going?
Rebecca