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Q. Ten month puppy had vomiting was just mucus and liquid, tonight had diarrhea with what looked to be blood clots in it but wasn't red when cleaned

Answered By
JULIA HENWOOD

A. Puppies do tend to pick up a lot of tummy bugs as they are always licking and eating everything. If it is just one episode of vomiting and diarrhea and it is still fairly bright then I would try feeding a bland diet for a couple of days such as chicken or white fish. If the vomiting or diarrhea continues or it is very lethargic then you should see your vet as soon as possible as I would be concerned about dehydration.


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