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Welcome! Thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian and I will be assisting you today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.
1- Is Cody eating and drinking?
1- Can he stand now?
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Friend, it sounds like Cody's inability to urinate is a combination of not being able to stand and/or he has lost the nervous input into the urinary bladder. In this case unfortunately we are limited as to what you can do at home. Cody needs to have a urinary catheter passed through his penis to empty his bladder, this is an emergency; untreated the bladder could rupture or suffer irreversible damage. I would strongly recommend taking him to ER veterinarian. Discuss with ER vet to teach you how to express his bladder at home.
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