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my pet pom also has not had bowel movement for 2 or 3 days

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my pet pom also has not had bowel movement for 2 or 3 days would this cause the anal area to go red and swollen i have asked this question already...
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 3 years ago.

Good Morning and welcome to Just answer. I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.

Yes, constipation can cause Tyson's anus to become red and swollen if he is straining. Try giving Tyson a dose of laxatone every 4 hrs to help ease this discomfort. This can be purchased at the pet store and works very well to help Tyson past this.

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Sincerely, Dr. Loretta