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My dog has slugs in her poo

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my dog has slugs in her poo
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm Dr. Peter. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Welcome! Thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian and I will be assisting you today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- Was the feces fresh?

2- When you say slugs do you mean worms? If so, did they look like rice or spaghetti?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
new fresh poo. not worms definitely sluggs
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
there were about 8 slugs some fat some flat.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

1- What color are they?

2- How big are they?

3- They were in the feces immediately after she had the bowel movement, correct?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
just done more poo, with about another 6 slugs in it, and a lot of jelly poo.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Can you post a picture on this thread?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
they are white and black with blood marks on them, I have already disposed them in the toilet, if she does more I will photo them about half an inch long, and quarter of an inch round.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
they were immediately in the poo as she did it. and one dropped on the floor as she walked away.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

I am sorry, but, I have never seen a slug or worm with that description coming out in the feces of a dog. I will opt out so another expert can comment. If you can post a picture that would definitely help. I am sorry I could not be of more help.