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He has had blood in his urine for a couple of days I have

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He has had blood in his urine for a couple of days I have recently been giving him plaque away mouth wash, could this have something to do with it and does he need treatment he is a 3yr Lhasa/shiz
JA: I'll do all I can to help. When did you notice there was blood in the dog's urine? Has there been an unusual smell too?
Customer: I noticed spots of blood in his bed a couple of days ago there is no smell and he is his usual playful self
JA: Does he seem more tired than usual?
Customer: yes
JA: And what's the dog's name and age?
Customer: Norman 3yrs old
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know about Norman?
Customer: no

Hello, this is Dr Linda, a UK based vet.

I'm sorry to hear Norman has these signs.

The most common causes would include a bacterial infection, a bladder inflammation (cystitis) or bladder stones.

It is unlikely the plaque off is involved; this is probably a red herring.

A vet visit is needed so we can examine Norman and analyse his urine.

Treatment will depend on what is going on and may include e.g. antibiotics and anti inflammatories.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thank you do I call for an appointment or can I make one on line

I am personally unable to make calls so have not accepted your request and you should not be charged for it.

Yes, you should call your local clinic so they can book Norman in.

I am unable to make an appiibtment on your behalf I'm afraid.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Okay but I have already been charged for this service will it be refunded

Yes, absolutely, any deposit paid will be refunded in full as no call will be made. I do apologise for this inconvenience.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thank you and I will contact PDSA for appointment

Thank you and take care.

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