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I have a 10 year old bichon and we moved from Colorado to

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Hello, I have a 10 year old bichon and we moved from Colorado to south florida in May. he has been fine except for some grass problems with his paws . He has been chewing and licking his paws one in particular. i have anti bacterial sprays ,, does knot seem better.
He was fine earlier when i went to work and he now has loose bowels and is walking around with his tail down. he seems to be in pain because he is whimpering and sounds like a little cry. What should i do?
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.

Do you think he licked or ingested any of the spray? What was in it specifically?

What does his diarrhea look like? Any blood or mucus?

Are his gums nice and pink (notwhite/pale)? Moist or sticky?

If you press on his belly, does he have any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?

Could he have eaten anything he should not have (ie bones, stones, socks, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds,etc)?