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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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Not sure what to do with my dog as he cent get comfortable,

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not sure what to do with my dog as he cent get comfortable, wimpers and is drinking lots of water- more then usual
Submitted: 1 year ago via PetWave.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your situation, and wanted to help.
Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:
Has he been passing more or less urine then usual? Any blood, discoloration, or change in urine dilution?
Has he been trying to go more often?
When did he last pass stool? Any straining?
Any change to his appetite?
Has he been showing any retching, gagging, lip licking, drooling, or vomiting?
Are his gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?
If you press on his belly, does he have any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?
Could he have eaten anything he should not have (ie bones, stones, socks, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?