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Dog has black tarry stools at times. She has dark tarry stools at times. She doesn't appear to be sick. She does anore a

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She has black tarry...

She has black tarry stools at times.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?

She has dark tarry stools at times.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about the dog?

She doesn't appear to be sick. She does anore a lot

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How long has she been showing signs? How often do you see these black stools?

Are her gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?

If you press on her belly, does she have any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?

Is she on any medication?

Could she have eaten anything she should not have (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?

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