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Hi. Welcome to Just Answer. My name is***** and I've been a veterinarian for 15 years. I'm sorry to hear about this situation with Lucky. How long has he been like this? How much does he weigh? Is he one to play rough with other dogs or be super active otherwise?
Sorry for my delay!
Since this started up, has he acted like he wants to vomit or retch at all? Has he acted like he is trying to urinate or defecate with no success?
That is good that he's not acting like he wants to vomit as that would potentially be one of the most critical situations that could be at hand. In larger breed dogs, if they act like this and retch, they can have a situation where their stomach has twisted. If you offer him some more treats, does he eat those? Does it seem like he's getting any better, the same or worse?
That is good that he's still taking a few bites of the bacon as it shows he's interested in it. It would seem to be more critical if he wasn't interested at all in treats like this. Could his discomfort be from a blow / injury to the abdominal wall region? If he was rough housing and crashed into something there, it could be pretty sore. If there was more trauma, could there be a visible swelling or a wound or bruising? Sometimes with blunt force, there really isn't anything to be seen. Signs of things progressing to a more serious situation would be vomiting, trying to vomit and nothing happening, straining to urinate and nothing coming out, abdominal distention, weakness / collapse of the rear legs, and overall increasing of anxiety / discomfort. At this point, could he start to look better here with time as he gets further out from possibly some external source of trauma? That is something that is the hope. If he's not improving or getting worse, then a visit to the ER vet's office would be a very good idea.
I'm hoping for the best for this guy! Fingers crossed!