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Sometimes he rolls on the floor and cries like he is in pain

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sometimes he rolls on the floor and cries like he is in pain and gets upset when we touch a certain spot on his stomach. he is not eating very much and just has small and very soft stools.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The noise must be worrying. I'll connect you to the veterinarian. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: scruffy about 8 years
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: scurffy
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about scurffy?
Customer: they have done all kinds ot test and everything comes back normal
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Ann M. replied 9 months ago.

Hi there and thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed, internship-trained veterinarian with 11 years experience in general medicine and emergency and critical care medicine and I would be happy to assist you. Please be patient as there may be slight delays in responses as I research your pet's issue.

What breed is he? Is he avoiding jumping up or down from furniture or avoiding stairs?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
papillon no he dosent
Expert:  Ann M. replied 9 months ago.

He doesn't jump, or he doesn't avoid jumping? I am not able to do a phone call now. Any vomiting?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
he is not wanting to eat . he is a papillon
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
no vomiting he still jumps on bed and couch
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
are you still there? they charged my account for 14.00 dollars and 5.00 dollars why is this?
Expert:  Ann M. replied 9 months ago.

Sorry for the delay, as I mentioned above there may be slight delays. I am here.

Expert:  Ann M. replied 9 months ago.

I do not know what the website does regarding charges, I am only the vet. So her only symptoms are lack of appetite, crying, and rolling on her back?

Expert:  Ann M. replied 9 months ago.

Sorry, "he". What does he weigh?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
15lbs
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
it is a boy. he has small loose stools and has had some fresh blood around them
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
he has had all kinds of test and everything comes back normal., even had a ct scan.
Expert:  Ann M. replied 9 months ago.

Okay, that's quite a difference from what the question originally stated! Sounds like this is a gastrointestinal issue. I would give 20mg of Prilosec once daily and I would give a human probiotic once daily if you have any, or else 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt once daily. Ideally, your vet would also prescribe some metronidazole for a week or so and see if that helps. If that does not help, then i would recommend sending a GI panel to University of Texas and then possibly doing a surgery with intestinal biopsies, as that would be the next step.

I hope that I have answered your question thoroughly. If you still have questions, please reply. If you feel that I have provided anything less than excellent service, please reply to me first before rating my service and let me know how I can better assist you. Thank you for your question; it has been a pleasure being able to provide assistance. Bonuses are not necessary, but are appreciated, as they go directly to me rather than to the website. Best of luck.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
thank you bye

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