Bloody Dog Stool

Tags: dogs, parasites, infection, internal, intestine, cancer, foods



There are several reasons that your dog might have bloody stool. Below are some of the most common reasons given by various veterinarians:

  1. Your dog might have cancer;
  2. Your dog might have eaten something really sharp which is cutting him/her internally;
  3. Your dog might have internal parasites;
  4. Your dog might have a viral infection;
  5. Your dog might have a small intestine problem; or
  6. Your dog might be suffering from an anal sac infection.

If your dog has bloody stool, rest assured that there are steps you can take to help your furry friend overcome this ailment.

  1. You might want to look closely at the amount of blood because a few drops is ok;
  2. You might want to stop feeding your dog bones;
  3. You might want to be proactive and not allow your dog to sniff other’s poop;   or
  4. You might want to make sure that your dog is properly hydrated when you go on a hike or long walk.

If none of the above remedies work then you should consult your vet to see what exactly might be causing the problem.

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