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How to remove gastric problems ie gas, trouble defecating,

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How to remove gastric problems ie gas, trouble defecating, not eating.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 9 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How long has your dog had these signs?

When did he last eat? When did he last pass stool?

By trouble, does he have diarrhea or is he straining to pass hard feces?

Any retching, gagging, lip licking or vomiting?

Is he drinking normally?

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, plants, chemicals, etc)?