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Last nite I noticed my 6-7 y.o. Shih Tzu, Tara, had what…

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Last nite I noticed...

Last nite I noticed my 6-7 y.o. Shih Tzu, Tara, had what appears to be swollen abdomen. It seems her right rear buttox is swollen also. Not sure of feces ..whethershed

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?

See above for age her ..feces I don't know if shes constipated or not but shes not well

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?

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Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 8 months ago

Can you share pictures of what you're seeing?

Have there been any changes to the diet? New food, including a change of flavors or protein source within the same brand? New treats? Bones? Has any human food been fed? Torn up toys or trash? Stressful changes to the environment?

Any coughing?

Is she on any medication at this time?

Still eating and drinking well?

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