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Mucus in Dog Stool

What Causes Mucus in Stool?

 

Usually, you need not worry about seeing a small amount of mucus in your pet's stool. Dog stool normally contains some mucus -- a slime-like substance made by the intestines to keep the lining of the colon lubricated and moist.

 

But if you notice an excessive amount of mucus in the stool, or if it is accompanied with blood or a radical change in your dog's bowel movements, seek immediate veterinary medical attention. He or she will be better able to identify the underlying cause and recommend a proper course of treatment. Common causes include:

 

 

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  • wow what amazing advise
    06/21/2016 12:06am

    That could me some of the most useless advise I've ever heard. I can't believe some actually approved that to go on the site.

    Chances are if someone's on this site they are trying to avoid the vet, either cause they thinks its s small issue, or lack of money, or in my case ever vet in NYC seems to be a complete idiot that is just charging me money to throw darts .


    Either way saying its ok, but if its serious go see a vet is not advise. Its commons sense..


    Whoever wrote and approved this post should just quit now.

  • Thank you
    07/15/2016 09:05pm

    Thank you for that advice and not being an alarmist. Now that I know it could be something no so serious I will watch it and if keeps happening I will take her to the vet.