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She is constpated, snuggles is 5 yrs, she is constipated and

Customer Question

she is constpated
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: snuggles is 5 yrs
JA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about snuggles?
Customer: she is constipated and blotted
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 10 months ago.

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

I'm sorry for this concern for Snuggles. I do have a few additional questions to ask about her first if you don't mind:

1. How long has she been constipated? When was her last bowel movement, in other words?

2. Is she straining to produce a stool?

3. Some dogs will strain when they have loose stools as well as when they are constipated. Was her last stool really hard?

Thanks, Deb