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My small dog weighing 20lbs has developed some tenderness in

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Good evening. My small dog weighing 20lbs has developed some tenderness in her abdomen this evening. if I gently rub a certain area she growls at me.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 month ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

Any chance of a fall or injury?

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

Are her gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?

Could she have eaten something she should not have (ie bones, fatty foods, toys, rocks, plants, chemicals, etc)?

Has she had any diarrhea?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No diarrhea, normal bowl movements earlier today. No gagging retching or lip licking, drooling or vomit. Just jumped up into my car earlier today and I took her on a walk and she seemed fine. Now she has a tender area on her side and is laying down down just like she might be tired.
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 month ago.

Thank you,

And are her gums pink as usual?