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He seems to be consipated and whining a lot when he it's not

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He seems to be consipated and whining a lot when he poops it's not hard pretty runny and he's popped 2 times in two days but had troubles
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Monte
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Monte?
Customer: We got him two days ago, and flew home with him yesterday to Ohio from Califonia he was exposed to a couple of other dogs at airport potty centers. Also on raw diet of beef
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:

How long has it been since he passed stool?

Is he straining before or after going?

Is this a new diet for him? Was he switched slowly?

Are his gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?

If you press on his belly, does he have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

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