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    Unhappy My dog can't poop!

    My Rat Terrier has not been able to pass stool for two days now. He tries, but nothing will come out. I have been giving him more meat, less bone. Even some boneless pork, and nothing! Could there be something wrong?
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    Try some organ.. I really would go to the vet though.

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    Even if he hasn't even had beef yet?
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    I'm sure other people can comment better.. but not being able to poop is pretty serious, much more than a bit of runny poop...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bishopthesheltie View Post
    I'm sure other people can comment better.. but not being able to poop is pretty serious, much more than a bit of runny poop...
    I know, that's why I'm worrying so much. He's on my mom's vet insurance plan and we already had to spend $200 on unnecessary tests for my other dog so hopefully she'll take him tomorrow. I plan on taking him on a walk early in the morning as that usually gets his bowels moving. Thank you!!!! And if you know anybody who could answer, please point them towards my direction!
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    Zoey my chihuahua when she first started eating raw didn't poop for almost 72 hours, I was prepared to take her to the Vet, but I just gave her a few (2 or 3) completely boneless meals and she pooped almost to the 72 hour mark. I would suggest giving a couple of completely boneless meals.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cprcheetah View Post
    Zoey my chihuahua when she first started eating raw didn't poop for almost 72 hours, I was prepared to take her to the Vet, but I just gave her a few (2 or 3) completely boneless meals and she pooped almost to the 72 hour mark. I would suggest giving a couple of completely boneless meals.
    Thank you so much! I will, do you know how long it is safe for them to go without passing stool?
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    If your dog is acting normal otherwise with no vomiting or lethargy or pain, there isn't much to worry about. I'd give it some more time and just give boneless meals until you see a BM. Keep us posted!


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    Quote Originally Posted by danemama08 View Post
    If your dog is acting normal otherwise with no vomiting or lethargy or pain, there isn't much to worry about. I'd give it some more time and just give boneless meals until you see a BM. Keep us posted!
    Thanks!! That's two freak outs in only a period of seven days, first the fish scare now this! I'm 16 and I already feel the gray hairs growing
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    Don't panic....there's no sense in that! A good general rule of thumb is if your dog is acting hurt, sick, painful, unusual, etc then it's time to go to the vet. If your dog is acting normal, nothing usually to worry about.


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