Constipation

Treating Dog Constipation at Home: Can You Help Your Constipated Dog?

Treating Dog Constipation at Home: Can You Help Your Constipated Dog?

Before looking for remedies to help your dog’s constipation, make sure you don’t do more harm than good. Constipation can be chronic or acute, and it describes the incomplete or infrequent passing of hardened stools. That is the key—if you don’t observe your dog pooping hard—usually small—poops, constipation might not be it. Pooping such hard material is painful. Your dog…

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PT for Dog Gastrointestinal Disorders: Can Physical Therapy Help with my Dog’s Digestive Issues?

PT for Dog Gastrointestinal Disorders: Can Physical Therapy Help with my Dog’s Digestive Issues?

Can physical therapy help with pancreatitis, constipation, colitis, and many other digestive disorders your dog might face? Your veterinarian is the first point of contact for help with these issues. Any gastrointestinal disorders require evaluation by a primary care specialist for diagnosis instruction on proper nutrition, medication, and supplements Physical therapy is adjunctive care for internal disorders. However, it can…

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