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I have a 15 year old neutered XXXXX XXXXX that is the love of my life. I am stuck at work worrying about him as he started acting strange last night. He seems to have belly pain because his back legs are very stiff like he does not want to walk. Seems like he is sore in the belly. He does not want to walk and has been sleeping for almost 20 hours on and off. He is a XXXXX XXXXX, so you know he is not really a "lap" dog but he stayed wrapped up in a blanket on my lap late last night. There is a possibility that he could have eaten something but he normally has a cast iron stomach. We had a memorial service at our farm this past weekend and I believe the crowd might have been feeding him. He was shaking violently last night but that has stopped. Could this been an obstruction or constipation? I just lost my Mom last week, I can't take it if something happens to Sam now as well.
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Hello there,

Sorry to hear about your situation.

Is there any vomiting or diarrhea?

Is he eating and drinking normally?

Is he straining to defecate?
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