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What will cause my two yr old dog to have bright red

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What will cause my two yr old dog to have bright red diarrhea this morning. I took him to vet Monday and he gave him Rimdayl for he said knee coming in and out.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with your 2 year old?

After taking 1/2 tablet of Rimdayl he seem to get sick was vomiting but it stopped and diarrhea started just watery until this morning. It was bright red blood.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did your 2 year old eat anything unusual?

No same things he has always eaten, table foods and dog food.

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the 2 year old's name?

Little Joe black/white Shiz

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your 2 year old?

Has been healthy and playing. I took him to vet because he wouldn't go up and down steps just stopped and waited on me to carry him up. I was afraid he had hurt his back. Vet x- rayed him and said knee was sliding in and out. But he seems fine with that now. I don't guess he could have taken something at vet

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Good morning

Dr. Paul Brazzell here

I am worried that the Rimadyl may be causing some bleeding from the colon

Is he passing a lot of blood or just a little with the regular poop?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I only gave him 1/2 tablet. Could this 1/2 tablet have been enough to cause all of this? No it was all blood.
Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

It is possible if dog had a very adverse reaction

So I would stop the Rimadyl for now

Is he still eating and drinking?

Otherwise bright and alert?
Paul

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