Q. My 1yr old Maltese has been vaccinated with all her shots. She has had diarriah and last night she vomited and now I see spots of blood out her bottom

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A. It could be a different virus causing this gastro-enteritis, we regularly see dogs with haemorrhagic gastro-enteritis that have been fully vaccinated. The risk is dehydration and shock , so best to have her checked over. There is an injection can stop the sickness completely and will help reducing the fluid loss. Some vets like to give antibs that are effective against anaerobic bacteria.

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