PetMeds Spotlight: Constipation in Dogs

Today’s PetMeds Spotlight is on Constipation in dogs.  There are many things that can cause constipation in dogs, from crate training to cheese, it is an issue to be aware of and handle accordingly.

If you notice your dog missed a bowel movement opportunity, consider giving them pureed pumpkin, olive oil, or ginger.  These are natural remedies for dogs.

Things to discuss with your vet if it occurs more often, are changes in food, water supply, different exercise routines, or even the addition of fiber like green beans into their food with some frequency.

Constipation may not seem like an issue, but there are other medical issues that can cause constipation so it’s important to monitor the situation and see your vet right away if you think something is wrong.

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