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My 5 year old yorkie approx. 6lbs. Has diarrhea with what looks like blood this morning. Last night looked like she had vomited bloody and diarrhea. What could cause this. What in normal temp for her. 103 ?
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

I would be happy to help you.

This sounds like acute gastroenteritis and colitis

I would not be too worried except for the fever

Because that temperature is quite high she needs to be examined

They will get you antibiotics and give medications for the stomach

They may also want to check her blood and urine depending on the results of the physical exam

Okay?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No i was asking what a normal temp. Is for I would like to take her temp.
Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Ahhhhhh sorry- good news LOL

Okay, as long as below 102.5 I am happy

Around 100-101 is where I would like to see it

Let me know temp and I will revise my recommendations

Sorry about that

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
36.9 cel.
Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

That is a little bit low

Lets warm puppy up- hot water bottle and blanket should do the trick

Then lets give Zantac at 1.0 mg/kg by mouth three times a dauy

And Imodium three times a day by mouth at 0.1 mg/kg

NO food for rest of day

Then cooked hamburger and rice with 1 TBSP canned pumpkin per meal starting tomorrow

Okay?

Paul

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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
Hi Tammy,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Itty Bitty. How is everything going?

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