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Second opinion] - cant poop strains hard 3rd day, he was

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Second opinion] - cant poop strains hard 3rd day , he was farting a lot and when he does he squirts a little but cant seem to get anything else out. We started him on pumpkin puree yesterday.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Rebel
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Rebel?
Customer: He is 12 border collie cross 65 lbs and generally in good health otherwise
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

1) Has Rebel been having soft stool or diarrhea? If so, for how long?
2) Has there been any diet change? New food? new treats? human food? bones?
3) Has Rebel already visited a veterinarian for this concern?
4) Are you seeing any vomiting?
5) Is he still eating and drinking well?
6) Any blood in the stool?
7) Is he on any medication at this time?