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I am sorry that you are having this problem with Benny. My name is***** will do my best to help 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 he trying to go?
2- Did he eat anything out of the ordinary?
3- Any other symptoms?
Janet, it is possible he could be constipated. This is what you can do:
1- Get him to drink more by offering low sodium chicken broth.
2- Add 2-3 teaspoon of canned pumpkin to his food.
3- As a stool softener, you can give a 1/2 teaspoon of Miralax every 12-24 hours or Mineral oil 2 to 3 teaspoon every 12 hours. You can find these over the counter in any pharmacy.
4- You can also give milk as a stool softener; normally it causes diarrhea but in cases of constipation will act as a stool softener.
5- If he does not have a bowel movement within 12 hours of doing the above, I would have him checked by a veterinarian for a hands-on examination.
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