The cause of bleeding in a dog may be a wound or illness. Injuries, accompanied by blood loss, animals most often get on a walk, cutting into broken glass or a tin can, or as a result of a fight with relatives. Wounds and bites in hunting dogs are also possible. Sometimes this also happens in accidents, when falling from a height or as a result of an accident.
The consequences of bleeding depend on many factors: the magnitude and severity of the damage, the physiological condition of the dog, and the amount of blood lost. Bleeding can be external and internal. If in the first case the blood flows out of the damaged vessel through a visible wound, then with internal hemorrhage it accumulates in the body cavities: chest or abdominal. Continue reading