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Hi this is Dr. Hill. Can you please post a picture so that I can see what you are describing thank you
It did post. Is the tail off to the left? If that is hard, then it looks like Lucy is passing some foreign material. Did she get into anything unusual this past week? To help her, you can glove your hand and put a little vaseline, KY Jelly or oil on her anus to try and lubricate. You could also put her in the tub or sink (if small enough) and spray warm water on her anus to help. If she will not let you help her, then she may need to go into an emergency clinic tonight so that they can help her pass it. They would be able to give pain medications prior to helping gently remove it. Is Lucy trying to pass it?
Okay, so rope that has made it that far will likely pass on its own. Watch for vomiting, loss of appetite and blood from her rectum. If any of these are noted then she needs to be seen by your local veterinarian. Definitely take away any rope toys if she is eating such large pieces.
If she is acting painful then I recommend you have her seen tonight. If she is not terribly bothered by it, then you can wait until tomorrow. Have you walked her outside for a while to see if that will encourage her to try and defecate?
The visual is too funny! If she can run, then she is not painful enough to need to be seen at the emergency clinic tonight. Hopefully she will pass it soon. You can continue to post questions on this thread for a few days, even after rating. Let me know what she passes. Take care.