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My dog got into the garbage 2 days ago. There were turkey…

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My dog got into the garbage 2 days ago. There were turkey bones in there. She has blood in urine and stool. Did not eat this morning.

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

Precious.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Precious?

She has always had a sensitive stomach. She is on so food after having kidney stone that dissolved on it's own.

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 5 months ago

I am sorry to hear Precious got into garbage and turkey bones.

Is she vomiting at all?

How big a dog is Precious? I would not expect an intestinal blockage from turkey bones in a large dog, but it could happen in a small dog.

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 5 months ago

This could just be irritation from the bones passing, but if she starts to vomit and won't eat or drink, I would get an Xray to see if she has a blockage.

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 5 months ago

Check her gums by lifting her lip. If they are pink, she is not in immediate danger. If her gums seem pale, then I would be worried.

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

I did not hear back from you. How is Precious doing?

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