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Doctor.I have a dog that suffered a broken leg after

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Hello doctor.
I have a dog that suffered a broken leg after falling off a porch onto concrete. The liver levels were high as well. We sought emergency care immediately and all looked good. Since then it has been over 24 hours and the dog has not had a bowel movement or passed urine.
She has difficulty standing and does not walk. How long can she go without relieving herself before this becomes a health issue? Should I be taking her back in for treatment?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 years ago.
Hello, I am afraid that the expert you have requested is not currently available. Still I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.
Did her vet start her on any pain relief?
Have you seen her straining to go? Any urine dribbling?