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My dog is constipated. He has been today and yesterday. He is 8-9 months old. Its his first winter and the last 2 days have been either below zero or close so he doesnt want to be out very long. He isnt in pain if you touch his stomach just at the base of his tail. Is there something I can do? The emergency vet wants $120 just to see him and I am currently unemployed and we dont have alot money. Any suggestions would be good.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name?

Gunner

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Gunner?

He is almost 9 months and at least 50 pounds

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Hello, this is Dr. Schmidt. Thank you for using JustAnswer. I would recommend starting him on Miralax 1 tablespoon on the food twice a day to help with the constipation and keep him on that until it warms up some to keep his stools regular.
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