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Dog not having bowel movements...no parastalsis..... any

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dog not having bowel movements...no parastalsis.....
any suggestions will be gratefully appreciated
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Sally G. replied 6 months ago.

Hello and thank you for using this site to help you.

If this is just constipation you can give some plain canned pumpkin (not the spicy ready made pie filling) to the daily dinner or you can try some metamucil.

Other causes for constipation can be dangerous so if the pup is an eater of non food items then you have to worry about a blockage of the intestines. If there were any vomiting, sudden lack of appetite, past diarrhea and lethargy that went with this then it is cause for concern.

for a small dog you can give a tablespoon of pumpkin for a larger dog a few tablespoons.

Metamucil dosing http://www.petplace.com/article/drug-library/library/over-the-counter/psyllium-metamucil--etc