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what will happend if my dogs belly is tight and shaking

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what will happend if my dogs belly is tight and shaking?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 5 years ago.
Welcome to JustAnswer! I am a licensed veterinarian and would be glad to help!

Is he vomiting?

Having diarrhea?

Did he eat recently? A large meal?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
no vomiting, no diarrhea, no large meals
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 5 years ago.

This is likely stomach upset / gastroenteritis situation.

Here are some recommednations:

You can give 2.5mg of over the counter pepcid A/C every 12 hours for stomach upset.

I would remove food for 12 hours to see if the problem resolves, then start a bland diet such as chicken and rice.

I would recommend frequent walks, every 4 hours to improve stomach and intestinal motility.

Often with this therapy the problem resolves, the stomach settles, and there are no short or long term complications.

I hope this information is helpful!

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The above is given for information only. Although I am a licensed veterinarian, I cannot legally prescribe medicines or diagnose your pet's condition without performing a physical exam. If you have concerns about your pet I would highly advise contacting your regular veterinarian

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