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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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My 9 year old basset hound had a sudden bout of incontinence

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My 9 year old basset hound had a sudden bout of incontinence and now will not stop drooling. He is visibly uncomfortable but it does not seem like he has a flipped stomach or twisted colon because he is not reacting to pressure applied to that area. Do I need to take him to an emergency vet or should I let him sleep it off?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He definitely got something under a bush today - unfortunately I have no idea what it was though
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He just pooped -
So not twisted stomach I don't think
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Please let me know if you still need help. Was he urinary or bowel incontinent? A gastric dilatation volvulus (GDV) is evidenced by repeated nonproductive attempts to vomit and a distended abdomen. Drooling indicates nausea, GI distress, and/or oral pain. May I have an update on Beauregard, please?
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Beauregard. How is everything going?

Dr. Michael Salkin