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If you feel that sweet Taffy is constipated, the best thing to do is to purchase Laxatone or Petromalt at the pet store and give Taffy a small dose of this every 4 hrs. This adds lubrication to the stool so it is easier for her to have a bowel movement.There are some cases that may require an enema but this should ONLY be done by your vet. If this treatment does not help after a day, take Taffy to the ER vet for treatment. In most cases, however, this treatment is very effective even though this product is often used for cats.Does that make sense to you?
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