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My dog is walking with s tail down and crying and wimpering

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My dog is walking with his tail down and crying and wimpering every once on a while. He was fine 2 hrs ago. When I try to move his tail to look, he cries out in pain. Could it be an obstruction? Is their anything I can give him to make his stool looser?
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.

Have you seen him straining to pass stool?

When did he last pass any? Was it hard?

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, socks, etc)?

When you lifted his tail, did you see any lumps or sores around his rectum?