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Why is he scooting on the floor

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why is he scooting on the floor
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
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Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am not set up to make a live call. But, I am happy to answer your question on this thread. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- How old is your dog?

2- How long has this been going on?

3- Any diarrhea?

4- Can you take a look at his butt and see if you see anything abnormal like swelling, sores, feces, etc.?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
He is a year old, and scooting started today. I do see compacted stool.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

1- Is the stool stuck in the anal opening or within the hair?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I'm waiting for your call.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

I am not able to make a call, but, I will be happy to answer your question on this thread.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

1- Is the stool stuck in the anal opening or within the hair?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
He appears to be sick, will not eat or drink. Continues to scoot on floor. Stool appears to be in his hair in anal arear.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

1- Any vomiting?

2- Is he lethargic?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
he is lethargic, no vomiting.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

Please give me a few minutes to type your answer. Thank you.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I have been charged for the call that I have not received.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

Friend, I did not accept the call request. I will opt out so that another expert that can make a call can help you. Feel free to contact customer service for any issues involving charges.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
what is the number for customer service. I would like an answer soon. My baby is sick and I would like to make the situation better.
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I didn't expect this to be such a long process after spending so much money.
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If it is going to take more than an hour, cancel my tranaction; I will be taking him to a Veternarian.
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I would like the numbeer for customer service.
Dog Veterinarian: Drhollowayvet,
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Hello this is Dr. Holloway, I see that the previous expert has opted out of the conversation. I am sorry you are having a hard time getting answers to your question. I would like to assist you if you still want good sound advice on how to care for your pet.

Also I am set up for phone call consultation if you wish. Just let me know and I will provide whatever you need to get help for your pet.- Dr. H

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Or if you prefer the customer service page I can provide that for you. Just let me know whatever your preference. I am here to help. - Dr. H

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Ok I have not heard a response from you so I will opt out of the message so that you can go through customer service for additional help.

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I do apologize that an expert was not able to assist you with your pet. - Dr. Holloway

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