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Hello. I have a German Shepherd who is having some problems. Two days ago, he became lethargic while camping and was vomiting fluid only. His lower abdomen was hard as a rock, so we massaged it which seemed to help and he recovered. He has had several bowel movements since then, but tonight it seems to have recurred. He is not lethargic, but clearly in pain and his abdomen is, once again, hard. Are there things we can do from home to assist him?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. This sounds like it might be serious. I'll let the Veterinarian know what's going on ASAP. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the German shepherd?

He's a strong dog, but has some anxiety that I've heard is common to the breed.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Have there been any changes to the diet? New food? New treats? Bones? Has any human food been fed? Torn up toys? Stressful changes to the environment?

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