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Home Remedies for Constipation in Canines

Did you know that dogs can experience constipation? If your dog is having trouble going to the bathroom then you may want to call your vet. Sometimes constipation can take care of itself and go away in a day or two. However, your dog should not be constipated for longer than a couple of days. If he is, call your vet back for assistance. Your vet may recommend a few home remedies that can clear up the constipation without an office visit. For instance, you may be advised to give your dog a daily dose of fiber. Metamucil, for instance, is a name brand fiber that can be found at the store or supermarket. Purchase the powder form and give your dog a fourth of a teaspoon twice a day. You can do so by dissolving it in warm water over dry kibble. Always discuss the dosages and length of treatment with your experienced veterinarians White Rock TX.

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