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My dog appears to be constipated and his tail is down

Customer Question

My dog appears to be constipated and his tail is down between his legs acting like his tummy is hurting
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: Nothing wrong on feet
JA: What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Ranger his was a rescue we think 12-15 years
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Ranger?
Customer: Not that I can think of
Submitted: 21 days ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 21 days ago.

Hi, I'm Dr. Peter. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 21 days ago.

Hello, again, 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- Can you describe the symptoms that he is showing?

2- Is he eating and drinking?

3- Any pre existing medical conditions?

Customer: replied 21 days ago.
He is eating very little and not drinking water like usual he has been whimpering when laying down
Customer: replied 21 days ago.
No pre existing
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 21 days ago.

1- Is he trying to defecate?

2- How long has this been going on?

3- Any vomiting?

Customer: replied 21 days ago.
Noticed yesterday late but really watching him today seems to be whimper ing this evening on his bed
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 21 days ago.

1- Is he trying to defecate?

2- Any other symptoms?

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 21 days ago.

I am sorry, I can not make a live call. But, I can answer your question on this thread. Or, I can opt out so another expert can help you. Please let me know.

Customer: replied 21 days ago.
He is resting now so will wait to see how it goes
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 21 days ago.

Are you saying you would like to wait for another expert?

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 20 days ago.

Good morning, JACustomer. Are you needing a phone call still? How is Ranger doing today?