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My female dog, Bailey had surgery to remove cruciate ligaments

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My female dog, Bailey had surgery to remove cruciate ligaments Thursday March 14th.
She hasn't had a bowel movement (poo) since then and I am worried. What can I give her to help her. Thanks
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Give her plenty of access to water and add a lot of water to her food so that it is made into a slurry/soup.

Also add a tablespoon of olive oil to the food daily.

Sometimes some of the pain relief medications can make a dog constipated too so if they do not pass poo in the next 48 hours then you will need to see your vet.

I hope this helps and let me know if you have further questions.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Thanks so very much for your reply.



Happy to help, Lori!