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hello, my wife & i got a 2 year old staffy last sunday

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hello, my wife & i got a 2 year old staffy bitch last sunday with no history from a rescur centre but stoped going to the toilet at 7am today, iv taken her for a walk today @ she did a large pee about 11.30, she still wants to go out but nothing happens, shes had 1 drink of water & about 6 small treat biscits.
bob & sue
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 2 years ago.
Welcome and thanks for asking your question. I am sorry the expert you requested is not available. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am happy to answer your question today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.
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1- I am confused, so she wants to go out and tries to urinate and nothing comes out, is that what is happening?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

no, sorry, she comes to me to say she wants to go out as normal but she only walks around & never trys to pee, could it be her liver or nerves due to her being re homed, she does have large nips so could she have had pups & been taken away from them to early, as i said we got her from a rehomeing centre & thay had no ider, she booked into a vet on the 16th of april at 8am to be spade.

many thanks

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 2 years ago.
Is she showing any other symptoms?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

not as hungry or thirsty as normal & she plays as normal so iam lost as shes my 3rd staffy

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 2 years ago.
Bob, the symptoms that you are describing are Not related to liver disease or a urinary tract disease. It sounds like she may be under some stress from being in a new home and without the puppies if they were taken too early.
I would recommend you set a scheduled walk with her (2-3 times a day) and do not deviate from your set schedule. In the next few days she will get use to her new home, just need to give her some time.

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