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Hi, this is Dr. Gabby. How much does she weigh?
If she weighs 10-20 pounds you can give her one teaspoon of mineral oil, mixed with her food, twice a day as needed.
You can also try 1/2 teaspoon of Miralax (human stool softener) mixed into her food twice a day.
I would start with those.
Try to increase her fluid intake by adding water, or low sodium broth, to her food.
Exercise increases gastrointestinal motility so an extra walk can help too.
You can also increase fiber by adding a few tablespoons of real canned pumpkin or a teaspoon of Benefiber to her food once a day.
Does that help? Do you have any additional questions?