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One-off blood in stool

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by JessandJackson_x, Jan 11, 2019.


  1. JessandJackson_x

    JessandJackson_x PetForums Member

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    My dog walker noticed some blood in Jackson's poop yesterday - today none but just runny.

    I was racking my brains as to what it could have been as he's been dealing with his RAW (made by me for now) diet pretty good. I introduced raw pork the other day and I seriously thought they could stomach it the same as other meats... I guess not... and that the parasite that effects us can too affect them???

    Should I be concerned or just keep a watchful wait?
     
  2. Blitz

    Blitz PetForums VIP

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    A little bit of blood as a one off is not unusual. Sounds as though it could be the pork (not sure why it would be a parasite though). I would cut out the pork and see if everything goes back to normal.
     
  3. niamh123

    niamh123 PetForums VIP

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    My dogs eat pork with no problems,but not every dog suits every type of meat,as Blitz has said I would cut out the pork for now,by the way is Jackson getting enough bone if not this could be why his stools are loose:)
     
  4. JessandJackson_x

    JessandJackson_x PetForums Member

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    I went to the farm today and picked up all his complete raw meals. Fed him one tonight he loved it.

    Prior to the farm he had loose stool with a tiny bit more blood in it again. He was perky and eager to please at the shop though. Lady at shop said could yes either be the pork or the chicken wings I’d been giving him - where he’s gulped it down not smashed the bones and it’s torn further down the intestine.

    I gave him some rabbit ear Hyde to eat when we got home. So he was chewing that for a good two hours.

    Since being home he’s had three small bowls of water. More than usual. Been more lethargic and lazy than usual and he’s slept 3 until now and even now as I’m typing in the bath he’s laying asleep on the floor.

    What breathing motions are normal I am watching thechest rose and fall and he’s done 16 of those in 15 seconds? Am I just being paranoid or could it be something serious or, that porks just made him feel how we would- under the weather and dehydrated.
     
  5. Buddydad

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    If it is fresh blood it's probably from the end of his passage and not as worrying as dark blood from further up. Sounds like he's been straining quite a bit and torn something. Chicken wings with skin would be quite fatty - I presume your not feeding him chicken bones. Or maybe the pork had too much fat ?
    Perhaps it would be a good idea to put him on cooked chicken and potato until this clears up.




     
  6. niamh123

    niamh123 PetForums VIP

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    Why would you presume the OP isn't feeding chicken bones:)
     
  7. Buddydad

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    My mistake I was thinking of cooked bones :)
     
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    niamh123 PetForums VIP

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    No worries:D
     
  9. JessandJackson_x

    JessandJackson_x PetForums Member

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    UPDATE: 2 days spent giving him rice and boiled chicken breasts and he was back to his self (poos were still a bit funny) so i just thought heck it and went straight in and started giving him the raw completes (thanks Comfort and Nourish based in Bisley, Woking)... and wow what a happy, placid and focused pup I have. The coat is like silk now... teeth are like pearls. Attitude problems have gone totally out the window and what's more comforting is I can feel he really trusts us now; he looks to me. I think laying on his rug with him just beside him whilst he had belly ache that night paid off ;)
     
  10. niamh123

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    Great news sounds like Jackson is doing great on his raw diet and behaviour wise:)
     
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