good morning– i have a 13 yr old 26 lb mix who is constipated. …

good morning– i have a 13 yr old 26 lb mix who is constipated. we’ve tried muralax with success but not sure the safety of using this long-term. any suggestions? oh- and she’s a picky eater too so some natural stool softeners (e.g., pumpkin) may not be a viable option. thanks much– paul/white hall

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Krista Magnifico
7 years ago

Hello, Good Morning, and Thanks for your question, This question is one of those queries where I find myself asking my computer screen questions that only you can answer. So, I am going to try to cover the bases without you and provide you with some basic guidance and also try to recommend things based on worst case scenario, (we vets spend a great deal of time in ‘worst-case-scenario-ville’) unfortunately. The first and most important question is how or why you think that your dog is constipated? The concern is that unless your dog has a diagnosed history of constipation… Read more »