My 14+ year old Lab mix is constipated, how can I help him?

My 14+ year old Lab mix is constipated, how can I help him?

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Brian Downie
5 years ago

To echo Dr. M, I made this huge mistake thinking my dog was constipated when in fact he has diarrhea. My dog archs and squats straining to relieve himself with nothing coming out. He repeatedly does this during the same bathroom outing and wants to go out frequently. I too thought it was constipation but it was explained to me that with diarrhea, the urge to eliminate is constantly there so the dog tries and tries to squeeze out anything it can. I even went so far as to go to the drug store to pick up some constipation relief.… Read more »