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Can I give my 15 pound tshitsu a 1/2 tablet of Senokot for constipation. Should I combine it with fiber contents of a Metamucil capsule?
Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Dog Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Dog Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

How long has your dog not been able to defecate?

How old is your dog?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
13 years old, two days without defecation, but he keeps trying repeatedly.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
No thanks. Got it resolved.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Dog Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Did he just defecate?

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Dog Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

I usually recommend mirolax into their water 1-2 tablespoons every 8 hours until stool. If not stool in 72 hours then it is recommended to see your regular veterinarian

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