Hi. Am hoping someone in the world is awake! Snowie has drops of blood coming out of his penis. It's very diluted. I noticed cos I saw it on the floor and then made him lie down and I inspected his penis as much as I could and dabbed the opening part with a paper towel and there's diluted red/pink on the paper towel. I couldn't get his penis to pop out (I once saw the vet do this so easily!). His nose is lovely and wet and he's very happy so I'm wondering if it could be that he licked too hard and damaged the skin and that's where the blood is coming from. He does lick a lot on the side of his penis and on his stomach (we've always thought it was allergies, been like this for years, although perhaps something more sinister?). I called the 24-hr animal hospital and spoke to the guy on reception. He recommended bringing Snowie in now in case it is a bladder infection, in which case he said it could get worse over night -- lots of pain, much more expensive to treat, he could die even (well, that was the worst that could happen he said, but he didn't want to say, no, don't bring him in and then the worst could happen). I'm about to take Snowie's temperature to see if he's running a temp (ie infection) and then will take him for a walk so that he marks and then try to catch some urine -- to see if in fact it is a bloody urine. The animal hospital is quite far away and it's now almost 9pm. I'd prefer he'd be seen by our local vet close to home, and if he has to stay there at least he's so close to home that I can stay there with him. Has anyone had this experience? Any advice, please!