Honey is a very large Dogue de Bordeaux who came into Adelaide Animal Hospital one night after hours feeling very sorry for herself. She had vomited and had a sore abdomen. Because she was so uncomfortable, she was admitted that night for x-rays and pain relief.
When a dog has abdominal pain, it can be caused by a lot of different things including unrelated problems such as a sore back. If your dog has been vomiting, has diarrhoea, or they have a hunched over appearance with their tummy tucked up, it is important to bring them to the vet as soon as possible. A diagnogstic work up can be performed which includes blood test, x-rays to look for spinal problems, gas or blockages in the intestines and/or an ultrasound. This way, problems can be discovered or ruled out and we can have your pet feeling better soon!
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