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5 year old Havanese is badly constipated. Very

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5 year old Havanese...

5 year old Havanese is badly constipated. Very uncomfortable.

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

Lady Gaga.

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

This is very unusual for her. Last 2 weeks has been drinking more than normal and more frequent urination. This constipation started late this afternoon. Otherwise very healthy.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 6 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 6 months ago

I am very sorry to see that none of our other Experts have reached out to you before now. I just came online and found that your question had not been addressed.

Can you describe what you're seeing?

Are you seeing loose stool or no stool production at all?

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?

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