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Blood In Dog Stool

Signs and symptoms of blood in dog stool

Blood in dogs’ stools can be bright red, technically known as hematochezia, which would suggest a bleed from the lower intestines, usually the rectum or colon. With hematochezia, you might notice fresh red blood mixed in with your dog’s stools or perhaps notice a few drops of blood whilst your dog is pooping.

What is blood in dog stool?

If you notice your dog pooping blood it can be pretty scary, although it can be a symptom of a serious condition, don’t panic, it could be because of something pretty innocuous too. Finding blood in your dog’s stool is not something that you can ignore as it is actually a symptom that something is wrong with your pooch and not an ailment in itself. There are a variety of conditions that might be causing it, some of the more common ones I’ve discussed below, but the only way to find out for sure what’s wrong with your best friend is to have him examined by a vet.

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