Dog Constipation Research Paper
Causes of Constipation in Dogs
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Many over-the-counter products for constipation in humans are toxic to dogs. There are a several natural remedies that are much safer to give them for constipation. Only one of them should be given at a time because the dog could get a severe case of diarrhea from taking two or more of them. Some of them include:
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If this is done, it will help a person to automatically notice that their dog is not defecating. One day of not passing stools is usually not a problem. But if two or more days pass by, it is important to give them some of the above mentioned natural treatments for constipation. Another sign of constipation is if a dog is straining hard to be able to go. When this happens, the stools are often too hard to pass through very easily.
Signs That the Constipation Requires Care From the Veterinarian
If the dog is crying or whining when they try to defecate, it means that they are in pain. This much pain is usually caused by them becoming constipated after they swallowed something that they shouldn't have, such as a chunk of a dog toy. Besides making them hurt inside, this can cause internal bleeding if it tears their intestines. The blood may leak out during urination or when they try to defecate. That is why it is crucial to always take your dog to the vet any time that you see blood in their