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Dog boston terrier blood work and urinalysis

I am curious about my dog's blood work and urinalysis that he had done. We informed the vet that he was bleeding from his penis and that his gums were white and that we were sure he had gotten into rat poison (warafin. The blood work showed:

wbc 20.59 (5.50-16.90)HIGH
lym 0.92 (0.50-4.90)
mono 1.73 (0.30-2.00)
neu 17.62 (2.00-12.00)HIGH
eos 0.26 (0.10-1.49)
baso 0.06 (0.00-0.10)
%lym 4.5%
%mono 8.4%
%neu 85.6%
%eos 1.2%
%baso 0.3%
hct 48.4% (37.0-55.0)
rbc 6.69 (5.50-8.50)
hgb 17.3 (12.0-18.0)
retic 115.2
%retic 1.7%
mcv 72.4 (60.0-77.0)
rdw 16.5% (14.7-17.9)
mchc 35.8 (30.0-37.5)
mch 25.87 (18.50-30.00)
plt 212 (175-500)
mpv 6.88
pct 0.1%
pdw 16.0%

alb 3.3 (2.3-4.0)
alkp 84 (23-212)
alt 19 (10-100)
amyl 1253 (500-1500)
bun 19 (7-27)
ca 10.6 (7.9-12.0)
chol 205 (110-320)
creat 1.0 (0.5-1.8)
glob 2.5 (2.5-6.8)
glu 154 (74-143) HIGH
phos 4.8 (2.5-6.8)
tbil 0.2 (0.0-09)
tp 5.8 (5.2-8.2)
na 151 (144-160)
k 3.9 (3.5-5.8)
cl 113 (109-122)
Is this suspect of hemorrhage or a possible clotting problem? Would there have been more blood work that would have given a bbetter idea of a blood clotting issue or hemorrhage with that type of poison? Could she have tested a PT/INR on the dog or is it not the same or is there another lab test that would hav emore likely shown a problem?
She also performed a UA that showed
dark red blood
spec grav >1.040
blood 4+
protein 4+
glucose neg
ketones neg
pH 8

Another question I have is that she gave my dog subcutaneous fluid of LRS (I am assuming lactated Ringers solution) is it normal for it to cause a large hump on their back probably 2 inches high and 4 inches wide across his shoulder blades?
Thank you in advance for your assistance.
Stefanie


Hi Stefanie,

Just by glancing at the bloodwork it shows your dog has a likely infection because of the high white blood cell count. Also the high protein and blood in the urinalysis along with the high pH make me think of a possible infection there. The blood glucose was high likely because of stress. I can't tell about clotting, because those are seperate tests which appear to not have been done. The subcutaneous fluids do leave a swelling for a while until the fluid is resorbed so this is normal.

Have you or your vet considered a urinary tract infection?

Thanks,

Dr. Chris

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