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Male dachshund. 1 1/2 years old. Has all shots. Pooping

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Male dachshund. 1 1/2...

Male dachshund. 1 1/2 years old. Has all shots. Pooping blood. Small amount of fecal matter in it. Drops of blood around too. No vomiting. Gums and feet pads cold to the touch

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dachshund eat anything unusual?

Not that we know of. He is in and out as he pleases

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dachshund's name?

Potsie

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

No. He is usually very healthy. Very active.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Hi!

Dr. Paul Brazzell here.

This sounds like acute colitis.

Young dog so should be okay

I would stop feeding today

Water is okay

Start tomorrow with cooked hamburger and rice and add 1 tablespoon of canned pumpkin to each meal

NO antibiotics needed at this point

Offer lots of fresh water or NO SALT chicken broth to encourage drinking

Update me this evening

Make sense?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you so much!
Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

You are very welcome

I will look for your updates

And please dont forget to rate me- That is how I get paid :)

Paul

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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, 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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