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He acts normal but his stomach is swollen and he has diarrhea JA:

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He acts normal but his stomach is swollen and he has diarrhea
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Trump and he is @2yrs
JA: How old is Trump?
Customer: 2 yrs
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Trump?
Customer: No he acts fine except for the swollen stomach and diarrhea and I can't get him seen until Monday am
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
We just need to know if we can help him in anyway until Monday he has won 4 arha/NKC trials and is a beagle
Expert:  Sally G. replied 10 months ago.

Hello and thank you for using this site to help you.

These are symptoms consistent with intestinal parasites if the dog is otherwise eating , drinking and acting normally and all other aspects of the dogs life is normal showing no other pain or acting in discomfort.

I would make sure to try to bring in a sample of stool when you see your Vet on Monday.

Here is a good article that goes over how dogs contract these , and symptoms

Other causes are more serious such as fluid building in the abdomen from a puncture to intestines , hemorraging etc. This would be seen as an emergency. If you explained the circumstance to your vet them may not think it an emergency and that is why they scheduled you for Monday. However if this does not feel right to you seek out another Vet's service. Never be afraid to do that.

here are other causes /diseases for extended belly's.