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I took my dog to the vet yesterday they gave m an antibiotic

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I took my dog to the vet yesterday they gave him an antibiotic shot and some pills to give him every 8 hrs but he seems week and his stomach is all sucked in and he is hard of breathing he was originally shitting blood the dr said as long as we give him his antibiotics he would be ok it seems worse what do i do
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:

What pills was he given? More antibiotic?

What did his vet find on exam? Did they do any tests?

Did they note a cause for the bloody stools?

How long has he had these signs?

Was it pure blood he was passing or just a bit with diarrhea?

Is he up to date on vaccines?