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01-10-2014 06:25 AM
JeanKBBMMMAAN Thanks on that thread - I am glad Lillie is picking up. It's amazing how quickly they can bounce back from stuff like this. Let us know how she's doing.
01-09-2014 08:12 PM
valb ^Thanks for the tip, I'll keep it in mind.
01-09-2014 06:34 PM
DutchKarin My 12.5 yr old Aussie had two bouts of this at about $1000 a piece. We did all the testing and HGE was the final proclamation. They get dehydrated very quickly that is why it got so costly. His system settled nicely with metronzadole and bland meals. Anytime I took him off he started having problems again. This is not ideal for the young dog I know but he has been on Tylan Powder for 10 months now and no problems at all. I decided to keep him on it the rest of his life. He is not doing very well and another intense bout of the HGE would be too hard on him.

FYI Tylan powder is an antibiotic used in the chicken industry and is available without prescription. I know, not ideal but it is working well in this case.
01-09-2014 06:11 PM
valb
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Originally Posted by Msmaria View Post
What is HGE? I hope she gets better soon.
Sorry, it's hemorrhagic gastroenteritis. Nasty stuff.
01-09-2014 06:10 PM
valb
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was this bright red blood or dark looking, any strong smell?
I'd say pretty bright red. (Saw someone said 'raspberry jelly', like that.
And really foul odor, the diarrhea anyway. And foul smelling gas, though
that has lessened over time, haven't noticed any so far today.
01-09-2014 05:08 PM
Msmaria What is HGE? I hope she gets better soon.
01-09-2014 05:03 PM
HeidiGS I hope it passes quickly, and she's back to normal. Sorry
01-09-2014 04:58 PM
Lilie I hope this passes quickly and your pup is back to normal soon. Big hugs to you!
01-09-2014 04:50 PM
BowWowMeow Oh no, Val! I hope Lillie gets better quickly.
01-09-2014 04:48 PM
huntergreen was this bright red blood or dark looking, any strong smell?
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