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My puppy won't eat or drink, but his stomach isn't bloated

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My puppy won't eat or drink, but his stomach isn't bloated and his stool is still solid. The only difference between bed time last night and waking up this morning is when I put my hand under the leg front leg to pick him up, he whimpers and bites at my hand. Do you know what is possibly going on?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.
Has he had any vomiting, retching, gagging, or lip licking?
When you hand feed water, can he keep water down?
Are his gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?
If you press on his belly, does he have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?
Could he have eaten something he should not have (ie bones, toys, rocks, plants, chemicals, etc)?