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Hi this is Dr. Hill. I need to ask a few questions to better help you and Tucker. What is Tucker's normal diet? Does he get any meats/cheese or marrow bones? Has he been eating, urinating and having normal bowel movements?
From what you are describing, it may not be his abdomen that hurts. It may be his back and when you picked him up you that caused movement in his back which was painful. Most dogs will tighten their abdominal muscles in response to anticipation of pain, either back or abdominal. Is Tucker walking normally?
Good that he is comfortable enough to roll over. constipation does not usually cause a hard abdomen unless there is a massive amount of stool backed up. That would mean that he has not defecated for several days.
If you can hear his bowel sounds, then it is overactive and he may break with diarrhea tonight or in the morning. I would give him Pepcid ac 1 mg per 2 pounds body weight by mouth once a day and continue with a bland diet (boneless/skinless chicken and white rice). If he does develop diarrhea, starts vomiting or does not eat for over 24 hours then he should be evaluated by a local veterinarian.
your welcome. You too. Let me know how he does
thank you for the update I am so glad that Tucker is better. Have a nice night.