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My poodle eats grass .it seems to go straight through and

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My poodle eats grass .it seems to go straight through and when she goes toilet it is all grass froth and a little blood .She has been eating chicken tenders as a treat could the tenders be the reason for this.
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr Marta Lepes, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
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Hello, my name is***** and i will help you.

No, the chicken tenders wouldn't likely cause anything like this.

But let me ask you a few questions:

How long has your poodle been eating grass and having the foamy and bloody stool?

What is her regular diet including all treats and human food.

Is she vomiting?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
She has had the problem twice in one week
Tin dog food.dried food.raw meat .cooked meat .milk arrowroot biscuit
No vomiting
Dog Veterinarian: Dr Marta Lepes, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

So this is a very recent problem?

We don't know why dogs eat grass. Some just seen to like the taste and a few might eat it when they are not feeling well.

It is not digested so it comes out whole. The blood in the stool is serious. Did she ever have this before?

When was the last time You had her checked for worms?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I have never notice this beforeShe has not been wormed for about two months
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
She is inclined to eat tissues I have just taken her out for the third time today to eat grass now waiting for re sults
Dog Veterinarian: Dr Marta Lepes, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Hello, we missed each other last night.

How is your poodle today. If you still see blood in her stool take her to your vet. It could be from hookworms or whipworms. But it could also be from many much more serious problems.

Do it before the weekend to avoid having to take her to an emergency clinic if it gets worse.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr Marta Lepes, Dog Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Hello, this is Dr Marta again wondering how your poodle is doing.

Please let me know.

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