Dead dog

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by burdboy, Aug 29, 2016.

  1. burdboy

    burdboy Chirping

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    One of my three farm dogs died today I'm really upset about it but I think I need all three what can I do
     

  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    That's a shame.
    For information, I would explain more.
    Where are you located?
    What breed?
    How old?
    What time of day?
    Any injuries or symptoms before today?
    Anything else you can share?
     
  3. burdboy

    burdboy Chirping

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    Mutt female 8 years old bloody poop or vomit sick last night dead this morning
     
  4. cassie

    cassie Crowing

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    Sounds more like the dog ate something poisonous than anything else. Are your dogs current on their shots, particularly Parvo?
     

  5. rottlady

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    could be poison, parvovirus, hemoragic gastroenteritis or any number of things personally Id take to bet to have some samples send out so Id know if the other dogs are at risk
     
  6. burdboy

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    She's buried now but she has had a history of getting sick after eating hotdogs and greasy foods and she ate spaghetti
     
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    I am so sorry to read of your loss burdboy [​IMG]

    She may have had pancreatitis. A fatty meal can trigger it. Once they have had pancreatitis they need to be kept on a special diet of low fat.
     

  8. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    I agree it does sound like pancreatitis. Dogs shouldn't be given lots of greasy fatty foods. It can kill pretty quickly. Sorry about your dog.
     
  9. burdboy

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    Ok thank you
     

  10. ChickenCanoe

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    In the future, be ready to send any dead animal you are unsure of the cause for a necropsy. State animal labs are either free or at minimal cost. Any cost is worth knowing what went wrong.
     
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