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My 5 yr old Sheltie is a food hound and is about 30 ilbs.

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My 5 yr old Sheltie is a food hound and is about 30 ilbs. we're trying to get her to lose weight. She has lost 4 lbs since May on a raw food diet. She loves it. yesterday she had bright red blood in her poop. We took her to the vet and came away with a bland vet approved low protein canned food for her to be on for 4 days. Her poop had blood again this morning--the first part seemed normal but the last bit was diarrhea mixed with fresh/older blood. No chance of seeing a vet till Monday. What should we do?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 2 years ago.


Thank you for your question, I'm Dr. Dan and I'll try to help you.

Is Lola still eating, active and happy? Is she vomiting or does she have any other symptoms except the bright red poop?

Dr. Dan