How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Deb Your Own Question
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 10144
Experience:  I have been a practicing veterinarian for over 30 years.
Type Your Dog Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. Deb is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Should I be worried that my puppy sinks in at the nd quarter

Customer Question

should I be worried that my puppy sinks in at the hind quarter just past his belly
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I'm Dr. Deb and will do my best to help you today.

I'm sorry for this concern for Lady although it sounds as if what you're seeing is normal. A tucked up appearance is desired and preferable to a "pouch" although the area can distend after consumption of a meal.

It might be helpful if you could send me a picture of this area of her body, though. The following link walks you through the process:


Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 1 year ago.
Hi John,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Lady. How is everything going?
Dr. Deb