Q. Our dog was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer low blood suger not making red blood cells white gums taking steroids his gums are red now is this write

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A. I am sorry to hear your dog is so unwell. Gums r should be a gentle pink color but red can be an indication of infections or shock developing. If he is uncomfortable, his heart rate is elevated or pounding or his ears/feet feel warm I would be concerned that his condition could be worsening. If he is bright, alert with a cool damp nose and willing to drink a normal amount of water you can monitor his signs and repeat bloods next week to assess progress but otherwise I would recommend assessing his as an emergency

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