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My lab has had diarrhea anal licking and heavy panting

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my lab has had diarrhea anal licking and heavy panting
Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 month ago

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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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
No dietary changes . Heavy licking of anal area and heavy panting.
Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 month ago

Have you noticed any vomiting or scooting behavior? Can you share a picture of the anus in strong lighting?

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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 month ago

I am unable to offer a call at this time. Have you noticed any vomiting or scooting behavior? Can you share a picture of the anus in strong lighting?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Scooting yes. Vomited once clear liquid. Heavy panting and repeated urges to go out.
Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 month ago

Can you share a picture of the anus in strong lighting? Do you see any red or open wounds on or around the area?

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