Does the dog have any of the following symptoms:Whining Inability to get comfortable Pacing or restlessness Pale gums Unproductive attempts to vomit Abnormally rapid breathing Increased heart rate Anxiety Pain, weakness Swelling of the abdomen (particularly the left side) Any change in the dogs diet?Any change in the dogs stools? Walter
He is pacing a lot but thats it.
Based on his symptoms I am concerned that he may have bloat which is a dangerous condition for a dog. Basically the stomach fills up with air, food or water and the stomach swells up. When this happens there is a good chance the stomach can twist which can kill the dog within a few hours.I feel he has bloat at this point, I do not think his stomach has twisted yet but there is a chance it can and if it does he will die without treatment. The problem is it is hard to tell if the stomach has twisted without a vets examination so I would strongly recommend that you take him to the nearest vet. While there is a chance it could be a simple case of extreme gas the reality is it isn't worth taking the chance on at this point.Walter