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Due to the fact that Bugsy has recently had surgery, I am concerned about the orange colored feces. This color can indicate a couple things:*Bile moving through the system so quickly that it comes out intensely colored. This generally happens when there's nothing to sort of hold it back normally. A dog with a completely empty colon/intestinal tract could have orange stool for a few days.
*The possibility of a corona virus infection (more information on that here: http://www.2ndchance.info/coronavirus.htm ). Of course, if your dog is completely vaccinated (which I'm sure it is), then odds of it being Corona is slim...that being said, no vaccine is 100% effective, so it's always possible that poor Bugsy is in that 1%.
*My main concern, however, in a dog like Bugsy that may have eaten something or be on some kind of medication that could cause an impact to that organ is the possibility and probability of this being an indication of liver disease.
The best thing to do for this guy is to have him seen by a vet again. If he is stable tonight, then it's okay to just wait until tomorrow and give them a call..however, if Bugsy is lethargic, anorexic or seems to be having any other unusual symptoms, then the best bet is to have him seen by an emergency vet tonight. (If you're unsure where one is in your area, you can go to: XXXXX XXXXX plug in your zip code. They'll point you to the one nearest you) . They'll run some blood work to ensure that these brightly colored stool aren't a result of liver failure and will get him hooked up to IVs to correct the fluid losses that are likely with the orange stool. They'll also be able to provide medication to help soothe the stomach and help him feel more comfortable.
I wish I were able to give you an over-the-counter cure, but due to his recent trip to the er and the color of his stool, I strongly urge you to have him seen by his vet tomorrow.
I hope he's feeling better soon.
he has been in er for surgery they went through his intestines said everything is normal they did blood work everything was totally normal
Lisa I understand you are a expert but I was hoping to ask a vet not a tech.
thank you very much you have said the same thing as the surgon but Lias got me worried thank you very much.