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Hello. Thanks for writing in. Sorry to hear that your girl is having problems. Is she attempting to urinate at all with no urination coming out? What about defectation? Is she straining to do this also? How is her appetite? Any vomiting or diarrhea?
She is straining to urinate, in position time after time, with nothing coming out. I ahve not seen her try to poop at all. I've been giving her 2 c canne dpumpkin daily for 2 -3 days to soften stool and increase fiber. But haven;t "seen" her poop. Because I've been loading her up w pumpkin, though, I've been leaving her outside all day while I am at work -- so she could be pooping. BUT I see her TRY to pee all the time with now result.
She is drinking water when I offer it to her and she is still eating with coaxing...dry food with some canned chicken soup broth mixed in.
honestly, i don;t know what i am feeling fopr. i dont feel anything, though she is very overweight at this point (thyroid). I do feel some har things close to the surface of the skin, like the size of a plum..but I think these are tumors. Deep within, I didnt feel anything. She didnt seem to mind me pressing and squeezing...
thanks. vet did say she felt some tumors insode her vagina. am wondering if i can give her a human suppository to make her poop, or if by inserting my finger into her recutm it may "convince" he to poop....I used to ahve to do this to my infant son with a thermometer... she is resting fine tonight as I stress out. Someone will come stay with her tomorrow while I am at work. Is there antyihg I can do to help her pee? cranberry juice? some sort of vaginal suppository to reduce swelling?
thanks 4 advice. will skip the suppository. will try the finger insertion w/ lube/glove ( I doubt she's consitpated as I've been giving her 2 c canne pumpkin for 2-3 days. I think vet though tumors could be covering urethral opening....in a dog, is the urethra INSIDE the vagina? forgive me...I'll keep an eye on her tomorrow. For now she is fine...not showing signs of pain, though I dont know how. Like you said, I gues I'll "know" when it is time. IF her bladder ruptures...how long till it/spesis actually kills her and how will I know if it happens?
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