1. Check Your Dog’s Rear End
Take a look at your constipated dog’s bottom—sometimes the problem will be obvious.
Long-haired dogs are at risk for developing mats of fur, oftentimes incorporating feces, which can completely cover the anus and make defecation impossible.
You can try removing these mats with electric clippers (not scissors!), but if you are unsuccessful or uncomfortable doing so, do not hesitate to call your veterinarian or a groomer.
If you see any other abnormalities (foreign material protruding from the anus, a tumor, etc.), make an appointment with your veterinarian immediately… Read More