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He is a Husky/Staffie cross, weighs approx 35kg. We think about 2 1/2months since his knee injury(we think he jumped off a small table whilst at the groomers n landed awkwardly, but we wasnt there so cant prove it) today he started previcox 227mg 1 with food and Amantadine HCI 75mg 2 once a day which he has had both at 6pm with his dinner.
We are abit worried as he hasnt been to toilet today, but went ok yesterday. Is there anything we can do to help him go? Thank you for your advice.
Do you mean poo, pee or both?
Is he straining, bloated or uncomfortable?
Both, pee and poop he doesnt look uncomfortable or bloated and hasnt been straining
It may be due to a reduced appetite and is not necessarily a concern, especially as he is not obviously uncomfortable.
Dogs can go several days without passing stool before we worry. Reduced exercise often leads to a sluggish gut.
Dogs should pass pee several times a day but he may be holding it in due to discomfort when posturing and a reluctance to go outside. If you can, try supporting him with a towel under this groin (one person standing either side and taking pressure off his back legs) and bringing him to some grass to encourage him to go.
If this does not work, putting him on a puppy pad / incontinence pad may be another option.
Brilliant thank you so much. Have a good evening.
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Wishing Raffy all the very best.