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larger than normal abdomen. He...
My dog is panting shaking and has a rock hard, tense and larger than normal abdomen. He looks to be having waves of severe abdominal contractions and is very much not acting like himself. He's a 8yr old male chihuahua mix and is 26lbs.
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Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How long has he been showing signs?

Any retching, gagging, lip licking, drooling, or vomiting?

Are his gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?

Could he have eaten anything he should not have (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?

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