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Dr. Jo, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM from Iowa State University in 1994; actively engaged in private regular and emergency practice since that time.
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My lab/border collie mix has urinated in the house right in

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My lab/border collie mix has urinated in the house right in front of us-something he never does-several times this week. Today I noticed he's looking really fat between his ribs and backside. And it's very tight to touch it. He doesn't seem to be in pain and he just pooped a little on a walk. I don't know how often he's gone in the last few days because we have a large backyard. He drinks a lot of water, but always has.Any idea what could cause these issues? They may not be related, but seems odd they both showed up at the same time.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Jo replied 2 years ago.

Hello,
I'm Dr. Jo and I'm here to help you with your question about Pepper. I'm so sorry he's having this problem, but glad you're looking for the information you need.
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Expert:  Dr. Jo replied 2 years ago.

And can you please tell me exactly how old Pepper is, please?

Expert:  Dr. Jo replied 2 years ago.

Hello again.

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