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Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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My 12 week old cocker spaniel has been sleeping all day and

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Hi Dr my 12 week old cocker spaniel has been sleeping all day and not very active like normal self. His stomach is kind of hot and he has been having bad gas but not really had a bowel movement today. My daughter said she fed him chicken and rice like we have been, but gave him more than usual. Do you think I should be concerned?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 years ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your situation, and wanted to help.
Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:
If you press on his belly, does he have any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?
Are you hearing a lot of gas moving in his gut?
Are his gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?
Any retching, gagging, lip licking, grass eating or vomiting?
Any straining like he needs to pass stool?
Since he didn't pass any today, when did he last pass feces?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I can hear gas moving, guns are pink, the night before was last bowel movement.
A little straining but not much, and it was diahrea
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Once in awhile he will do a hacking type cough
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 years ago.
Thank you,
Was the diarrhea that last bowel movement or was it something he passed since?
Is he eating or drinking since this started?