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I have an almost 4 month of English bulldog and he’s been literally trying to eat EVERYTHING. I think he may have eaten something he shouldn’t have but I’m not sure what it is. He’s is now restless, has diarrhea, and upon completion of his last 2 trips to the bathroom I have noticed 2 or 3 drops of blood either on or close to his stool.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name?

Boogie

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

He had giardia when we first got him and had since completed the meds and has been having well formed stool for about 2 weeks now.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 7 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 7 months ago

Is Boogie vomiting?

Have any diagnostics been performed by your vet?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No vomitting. We got results from the follow up stool test and he still have giardia. I’ve heard sometimes it takes 2 rounds of the medicine to completely get rid of the giardia
Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 7 months ago

Is he still eating and drinking well for you?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Absolutely. I can’t go into the kitchen without him thinking it’s time to eat.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
He is drinking fine as well.
Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 7 months ago

Bloody stool can certainly still be a sign of giardiasis, but it can also be a sign of eating something he should not have eaten, as you mentioned. Ideally, a vet visit is warranted since you're seeing bloody stool. Failing this, I can give you some steps to take at home. The best approach for addressing the diarrhea with blood is going to be a bland diet. To make this, you’ll combine white or brown rice, boneless, skinless chicken breast and sufficient water for cooking in a stock pot. Boil on medium until it turns to mush and the breast is easily flaked. If your companion requires a more palatable food, try adding in pureed baby food in chicken, turkey and similar flavors. Avoid those that contain onion or garlic in the ingredient panel. Work up to feeding exclusively until at least 3 days following the resolution of symptoms. After this, work on slowly switching back to the regular food that your companion typically eats over 10 days. My recommendation is a 10% switch every day. Day 1: 10% new food, 90% old food; Day 2: 20% new food, 80% old food; Day 3: 30% new food, 70% old food, etc. This slow switch process should minimize any risk of GI upset from changing food.

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