Does This Look Like Blood to you? ** Gross Picture**

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by BeccaB00, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2010
    Posting here again [​IMG]

    My Border collie Bridgit, You all should know her, Shes been

    pooping what looks like blood to me. I don't know though, her poop

    definatly doesn't look right. So the story: About 2 weeks ago Bridgit

    pooped blood, we called the vet, and she said if they eat somthing like

    a bone *cough cough* RAWHIDE, it can irritate their tummy and cause blood..

    So we threw ALL of their rawhide bones away. All is good. No blood, but now, two weeks later,

    theres (what I think to be) blood again. tell me...does this look like blood? I'm questioning it

    because it's not 'bright' but I'd like to know if my dog is bleeding or not... [​IMG] it was bright 2 weeks

    ago, so I'm almost postitive it was blood then..but now I have no idea [​IMG] She's eating

    an extremely crappy food (alpo [​IMG] ) But only because we're trying to find a good diet for our dogs,

    and we had to get alpo for now. what do you think?


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  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I don't think it's blood. But why is her poop green??
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Doesn't look like blood to me either. Hmm, wonder what she ate?
  4. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2010
    I have no idea. Her poop is never this color. [​IMG]
  5. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
    The raw hide toys, are they colored?

    My pooch would always have discolored poo after eating raw hide that was dyed. The red and green Christmas raw hides were the worst.
  6. dandelionheart

    dandelionheart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 15, 2010
    Lafayette, Indiana
    Sometimes food dye comes out in the poop too - in unpredictable colors. I can't remember what it was, purple dye or something, with one of my sons, made bright green and gave me a fright - the doctor was quite aware of it, and sure enough the next time he ate that it did the same darn thing! But it doesn't look like blood to me, if blood was this well mixed into the poo it would be black (from the stomach) or streaks of red blood (from the intestines). IMO. If in doubt they can always do a stool sample at the vet's right? Has your dog had any processed human food with dye (with similar food two weeks ago)? Could even be fish, shrimp even, that is pink... [​IMG]
  7. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2010
    Nope, no human foods what so ever. But now that you mention dyes, her food has dyes in it. An no no colored raw hides, I havent been giving her any [​IMG]
  8. ~*Sweet Cheeks*~

    ~*Sweet Cheeks*~ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Medford, Oregon
    Doesn't look like blood to me either but if it was my dog, I'd switch her to grain-free food.

    I have my 4 dogs and 2 cats on Taste of the Wild and their poops are small, compact, dark brown, just like the food is.

    Last puppy I got last week was on Purina Puppy Chow with the #1 ingredient ground corn, #2 corn meal. She was pooping 4-5 times a day, big piles with lots of grain.

    Now that she's switched 100% as of last night, she's down to 2-3 times a day, compact, smaller and dark brown.

    What goes in - comes out.
  9. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
    Quote:Just because YOU haven't given her any doesn't mean that she hasn't had any. Spike just found a raw hide the other day from last Valentine's day. Where? I don't know. [​IMG]
  10. chickendude

    chickendude Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2009
    Dutchess County NY
    Quote:Doesn't appear to be blood. But the question I have for you is, What kind of food do you give them that has dyes in it?

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