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He started to poop but something is stuck right at the and…

He started to poop...

He started to poop but something is stuck right at the and openimg

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name and age?

Trax he's 2

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Trax?

He is on metrizasnole for a possible bacterial infection, which his stool sample did show no paradites

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12/16/2017
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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?

Was he having diarrhea beforehand?

Can you describe what appears to be stuck?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok he is still outside trying to pass whatever it is. He may have ate something he's a bloodhound

Was he having diarrhea beforehand?

Can you describe what appears to be stuck?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No diarrhea. Possible eaten toy I can't tell what it is. It's on the edge of his anus mixed with feces

He's going to need to pass this naturally. Do not pull or attempt to free it by putting anything into his body. If he cannot produce this on his own he will need to be examined and treated at your local veterinary clinic (ER if it's after hours). In some cases surgery may be needed to free a foreign body from the intestines/colon. I would recommend giving him highly fibrous meals until this can be passed. With enough stool behind it, it may eventually come out. If you notice any blood, straining, protrusion of tissue, etc. it has become an emergency situation and he must be seen promptly. You can add boiled rice or pure canned pumpkin to his food at a volume of 50% to encourage bowel movements and helps to push the material from the body. If anything is produced but hanging, do NOT pull. Trim the item close to the body and allow the rest to be produced normally.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok so no enema??

No. Do not put anything into the body. Without knowing what is being produced it could worsen his condition.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok thanks

You're welcome. Good luck!

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