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So sorry to hear Lexi is showing these signs!
How is she doing now that she has had the bowel movement? Is she more comfortable?
I understand. As a precaution can you please also check her gums to see whether they are sticky (dry) or slimy (wet) as a reflection of her hydration status?
OK good. No signs of nausea (licking lips, eating grass, increased salivation), vomiting, gurgling stomach? Has she eaten since then?
LOL, just like a puppy
I am not sure whether to be concerned about this one bowel movement
Puppies being puppies she could have ingested something that upset her stomach and now that is has passed all could be back to normal. Believe me I have seen my dogs do this!
Is she resting or still chewing on her bone?
At rest please monitor her respiratory rate. In a puppy her age it should be about 30
Perhaps a little higher
Also monitor that gum color and texture
If you are able to take her temperature that would also be great to monitor
100-102.5 is normal
If she is chewing on a bone that is a good sign
I am sure her anxiety and discomfort has taken it out of her for the evening
I apologize, you count how many breaths she takes in one minute time
You can place a hand on her chest and feel the rise and fall while watching a clock
Also you can try enticing dinner (versus the bone which might upset the stomach) with a little cooked white rice
But definitely be monitoring those bowel movements for 24 hours, the gum color and texture, any signs of nausea
Does this make sense? How else can I assist you both this evening?
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OK less is great, very normal
LOL, you are very welcome to you both :-)