Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Stop Dog Pooping Blood Causes And Treatment

Blood in dog feces? There is no need to panic too much, not always it is a dangerous symptom , but it is a good idea to make a precise diagnosis through the advice of a veterinarian . The causes are indeed numerous and range from fearsome stomach cancer dog to ' ingestion of blood (through licking a wound). Before we analyse the case, however, to make some distinction. 's blood in the stool in dogs in fact (as well as in the human being) is also known as hematochezia or melena and differs depending on the type.

Hematochezia in dogs and what causes a dog to poop blood and mucus

Hematochezia in dogs is characterized by the presence of fresh blood in the stool, bright red color, a clear sign that originates from the lower part of the intestine, usually the colon and rectum. The most common causes are:

Parasites : The most common cause of blood in the stool is parasites such as hookworms , the whipworm , the nematodes, etc..
Parvovirus : serious disease, deadly and common in puppies, characterized by vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, loss of appetite and blood in the stool.
Problems of Power : ingestion of foreign bodies, bingeing, intolerance, sudden changes in diet, and so on.
Emorragica Gastroenteritis
Injuries to the rectum : bone or wooden sticks when ingested can cause intestinal lesions, but there may also be injuries of any kind.

Melena (Blood in Stool) in Dogs, causes

There is talk of melena , however, when the blood in dog stool is dark, black, digested, thus originated from the upper respiratory stomach. Among the most common causes are:

Drugs : Use of certain medications, such as' aspirin or NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) can cause ulcers and blood so that it spreads in the stool.
Ingestion of blood : the dog may have licked a wound or have a lesion inside the mouth or nose
Disorders of blood clotting and bleeding (due to diseases or poisons)
Postoperative complications
Tumors , polyps

Whatever the type of blood in dog stool is always important take samples and talk with your veterinarian to rule out serious causes and where can initiate a curative therapy.


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