Dog Veterinary

Ask a dog vet and get answers to your dog health questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

This answer was rated:

I went to take my dog out for the night and he was bleeding…

I went to take...

I went to take my dog out for the night and he was bleeding from his penis what would cause that

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. The Expert will know what to do about this bleeding. I'll connect you ASAP. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?

He is a 15yrs old Pit Bull and he's a house dog

Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 5 minutes by:
3/9/2018
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 13,435
Experience: DVM 19 years. Compassionate, Caring, Experienced.
Verified

Hello. My name is***** am happy to help you with your question. Give me just a moment to respond and type.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question

The most common cause would be a scratch on the penis itself. If he will let you, and you feel comfortable doing it, move the penile sheath back, to expose the penis, and then check for scratches.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question

If he is not neutered, prostate enlargement can cause blood in the urine or blood coming from the penis.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question

A urinary tract infection, or bladder stones, can cause blood in the urine or blood dripping from the penis as well.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question

Does that help?

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
this does I will go check him out because he wasn't dripping blood earlier today when I took him out. I just check him and he does have two small stretches but he also has blood inside
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I apologize but I don't have enough for the phone call so I just prefer to text if you don't mind

I can not call right now anyway. That automatically pops up.

So the scratches will stop bleeding.

It is okay to put some neosporin on them to prevent infection.

Neosporin is not toxic if he licks it.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question

The scratches should stop bleeding in about 20 minutes.

Next time he goes to urinate, some blood may come out since there is currently blood in the sheath.

But the bleeding should be totally stopped by tomorrow.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question

Then the scratches will take a few days to heal.

If he licks his penis the wounds will not be able to heal.

To prevent licking, you can buy an e-collar, cone collar, or inner tube collar at large stores like Petsmart as well as online. Measure around his neck for the circumference. That determines the size.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question

He may not like this idea but, to stop the bleeding more quickly hold an cold pack over his penile sheath.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question

I hope that helps. Let me know if you have any other questions I may assist you with.

When you are all set, please rate my answer by clicking on the stars. Then I know how I did and the website credits me for my veterinarian time.

Many Thanks : )

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
thank you for understanding the only thing is the stretches are small and the blood is within the penis when I pulled the skin back but it's not dripping blood now since he went to use the bathroom I'll but some Neosporin I have some thank you. Also I'll go to pet smart in the am because their closed now and get the e-collar thank you so much for your help.

Glad to help. If you have any other questions feel free to reply at anytime.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
thank you have a good evening

My pleasure. You too : )

Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 13,435
Experience: DVM 19 years. Compassionate, Caring, Experienced.
Verified
Dr. Gabby and 87 other Dog Veterinary Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
Dr. Gabby
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Dr. Gabby Your Own Question
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 13,435
13,435 Satisfied Customers
Experience: DVM 19 years. Compassionate, Caring, Experienced.

Dr. Gabby is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

904 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,147 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,315 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,063 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

9,533 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,299 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
Licked bronothaline mouse bait. Dog licked bromothaline
Licked bronothaline mouse bait JA: I'll do all I can to help. The Expert will know if the mouse will be able to digest that. What is the mouse's name and age? Customer: Dog licked bromothaline mouse t… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
He is bleeding on his gums and one toe. He really smells
Hi He is bleeding on his gums and one toe. He really smells bad. … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
Not knowing that grapes are toxic! I fed my 50 pound dog 2
Not knowing that grapes are toxic! I fed my 50 pound dog 2 grapes! … read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
My dog was licking a frozen pack that melted and leaked. No
My dog was licking a frozen pack that melted and leaked. No ingredients on the pack … read more
DrSarah
DrSarah
Veterinarian
DVM
265 satisfied customers
Is Tea Tree Oil toxic to small dogs? I just heard it was
I just heard it was toxic. I wanted to put a dab on his lower ear that he has scratched and is rough. … read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Dog Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
8,299 satisfied customers
My friends dog has an erection and is bleeding because the
My friends dog has an erection and is bleeding because the foreskin is tighting around is … read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,324 satisfied customers
She is panting and is bleeding in her anal. How will it
she is panting and is bleeding in her anal JA: I'll do all I can to help. The Expert will know what to do about this bleeding. I'll connect you ASAP. Is there anything else important you think the Vet… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,324 satisfied customers
Are lantana leaves toxic for dogs, my dog eat some but threw
are lantana leaves toxic for dogs, my dog eat some but threw up all fast.i think she got all out … read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
Veterinarian
BA
2 satisfied customers
How serious is potassium bromide toxicity? My dog takes 500
How serious is potassium bromide toxicity? My dog takes 500 mg per day and I changed his diet to homemade food and we are waiting on blood results but his vet thinks he's suffering toxicity due to the… read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
709 satisfied customers
Nose is always cracking and bleeding. tried to apply coconut
nose is always cracking and bleeding. tried to apply coconut oil which helps but it is chronic. I keep him inside as much as possible but it still happens. … read more
Dr. Rachel
Dr. Rachel
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
714 satisfied customers
I was gardening and cut a bush which I believe may be toxic
I was gardening and cut a bush which I believe may be toxic to my dog. The 11lb dachshund then tried to eat something in the yard and I tried to get the contents from her mouth not thinking I was hand… read more
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dog Veterinarian
10,315 satisfied customers
My dog chewed on (but didnt swallow) an herbal, non toxic
hi my dog chewed on (but didnt swallow) an herbal, non toxic moth repellant he vomitted and is acting lethargic … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,465 satisfied customers
My 8 pound puppy ate one pill of D3 2000iu. Is this toxic?
Hi my 8 pound puppy ate one pill of D3 2000iu. Is this toxic? … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
709 satisfied customers
I understand avocados are toxic to dogs but my dog's allergy
I understand avocados are toxic to dogs but my dog's allergy test shows he isn't allergic to avovado so would it be OK to use avocado oil in his food?… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,324 satisfied customers
Edge of ear bleeding from dog bite. We can get bleeding to
we can get bleeding to stop but once he shakes his head it starts bleeding again… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,533 satisfied customers
Blood in urine, sore paws licking paws, raw bleeding nose (
Blood in urine, sore paws licking paws, raw bleeding nose ( was the first symptom). Bloodshot eye and no appetite. Progressing from a raw nose last week , limping yesterday … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
10,105 satisfied customers
Is .112 levothyroxine toxic for a 20 lb., 1 year old
Is .112 levothyroxine toxic for a 20 lb., 1 year old King Charles Cavalier. So far- no signs of a problem-no vomit, eating well, and drinking water. … read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,324 satisfied customers
My cat licked blue note. I wa in aware of this bring toxic
My cat licked blue note. I wa in aware of this bring toxic to her. I put it on her Thursday and notice her foaming at her mouth yesterday. That's when we realized blu note is toxic to cats. … read more
Joan
Joan
Private
355 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x