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My dog is not feeling well. Hard tummy, not active, not

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My dog is not feeling well. Hard tummy, not active, not jumping. Normal behavior yesterday...
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 6 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:

How old is your dog?

How long has his belly been hard?

If you press on his belly, does he have any tenderness, distension, discomfort, or pain?

Any retching, gagging, lip licking, drooling, or vomiting?

Are his gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?

Could he have eaten anything he should not have (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?

Any issues with passing urine or stool?