Dog Veterinary

Ask a dog vet and get answers to your dog health questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

My 17 year-old Pekingese has cold stool. He is on docusate…

Customer Question
My 17 year-old Pekingese has...
My 17 year-old Pekingese has cold stool. He is on docusate sodium with sennosides for chronic constipation. Is a cold stool anything to worry about?
Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 4 minutes by:
12/22/2017
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Bruce, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 20,722
Experience: 15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian
Verified

Hello, I'm Dr. Bruce. I have over 17 years of experience as a veterinarian and I'd like to help. Please give me a moment to review your concerns.

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Bruce, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Thank you for your question bout your little one. I need to ask some questions. What is his name? Is he eating and drinking well? Where did you find this cold stool? How long was it out of his body?

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a dog veterinarianLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Dr. John Your Own Question
Dr. John
Dr. John
Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 6,176
6,176 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience

Dr. John is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

904 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,499 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

10,818 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

10,089 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

20,722 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

8,947 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
She's on pain meds due to surgery and hasn't pooped in 4
she's on pain meds due to surgery and hasn't pooped in 4 days … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
I have a six year old male Yorkie that appears to be constipated.
I have a six year old male Yorkie that appears to be constipated. He shelters in the corner and cries, still if need be will jump up and run like nothing is wrong. What can I give him to get relief ? … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
My 14 yr old Pekingese that has moderate CRF is constipated.
My 14 yr old Pekingese that has moderate CRF is constipated. I give her 3 scoops of Epakitin per meal (twice a day) and this has controlled her phosphorus levels well recently. I know that too much ca… read more
Dr Linda
Dr Linda
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
1,621 satisfied customers
Is senokot with docusate sodium safe for an elderly dog with
Is senokot with docusate sodium safe for an elderly dog with normal renal function for age for constipation… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
20,722 satisfied customers
Hello my 30lb cocker ate approx 8-10 tabs of Senna-S. the ingredients
Hello my 30lb cocker ate approx 8-10 tabs of Senna-S. the ingredients per tab are 50mg docusate sodium & 8.6mg of sennosides. Other than diarrhea is there a true health risk? Thanks Heather C.… read more
Denise Colgrove
Denise Colgrove
Relief veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
6,383 satisfied customers
My basset appears to be constipated. He is having problems
My basset appears to be constipated. He is having problems defecating. He is eating less and has a marked increase in the amount of water he is drinking, any suggestions on home remedies?… read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
dog: is having problems going to the bathroom..had a bowel movement
My dog is having problems going to the bathroom. Is there something I can give him to help? He hasn't had a bowel movement in two days. He is eatting okay and drinking plenty of water.… read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
treatment for constipation, can I use Senna Active ingredients,Docusate
treatment for constipation, can I use Senna Active ingredients,Docusate Sodium 50 mgs. and Sennosides 8.6mgs… read more
Dr. Scarlett
Dr. Scarlett
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,225 satisfied customers
My 7-year old boxers stool has recently been small, round,
My 7-year old boxer's stool has recently been small, round, and hard, whereas it is generally larger and firm but not hard. No blood noticed. Good appetite. Suggestions?… read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
have a 13 yr. old lab mix .seems to be constipated, stomach
have a 13 yr. old lab mix .seems to be constipated, stomach seems a little distended but not hard . is not acting right. Is there anything I can give him as a laxative?… read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
my almost 13 year old standard poodle has anal gland tumors
my almost 13 year old standard poodle has anal gland tumors (cancerous). He does have hypercalcemia. I've added oil, bran, veggies, pumpkin to his diet to keep his stool soft. I have had to disempact … read more
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
Emergency/Critical Care Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9,712 satisfied customers
dachshund: My 4 year..stool today..fine today and her belly is soft
My 4 year old mini duachshaund has tried twice to have a stool today with no success. She doesn't act like she is in pain really, she has been playing and eating fine today and her belly is soft. I am… read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
I have a large boxer that has always had constipation problems.
I have a large boxer that has always had constipation problems. We have controlled with a fiber laxative powder in the past. Today he is very constipated is there anything I can do to relieve his prob… read more
Doctor Jeff
Doctor Jeff
VP and Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,747 satisfied customers
mY DOG IS 9 YEARS OLD, A BEAGLE MIX , AND IS EXPERIEN ING CONSTIPATION,
mY DOG IS 9 YEARS OLD, A BEAGLE MIX , AND IS EXPERIEN ING CONSTIPATION, WILL IT HURT TO GIVE HIM A STOOL SOFTNENER… read more
Dr. Dave
Dr. Dave
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
3,213 satisfied customers
dog: is very constipated..He strains and only liquid comes out.
My dog is very constipated. He strains and only liquid comes out. What can I do? I have flagyl and spasmolin.… read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
My canine is taking tramadol for arithritis and I think he
My canine is taking tramadol for arithritis and I think he is constipated. What should I do?… read more
Dr. Lee
Dr. Lee
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,959 satisfied customers
I have a little terrier, about 5 lbs. She is severely constipated.
I have a little terrier, about 5 lbs. She is severely constipated. Can I give her a glycerin suppository or docusate sodium (100Mg) for relief. She just vomited some yellowish bile looking thin liquid… read more
Dr. Scott
Dr. Scott
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9,615 satisfied customers
constipation , 30lb beagel , on a trip in biloxi MS. Thanks , jim
What is the best cure for constipation , 30lb beagel , on a trip in Biloxi MS. Thanks , Jim… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
CEO/Owner
DVM
1,195 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x