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04 Dec 2004

possible sore mouth and/or nausea and/or constipation
My 5 year old GSD cross is not feeling too well, but not really ill, She is still happy to eat mincemeat and table snacks. However the past two days she won't eat her dog biscuits and she sorts of smacks her lips and swallows now and then, which I haven't seen before.I can't see any soreness in her mouth. Could she have a sore throat?Also she hasn't passed a bowel movement in 36 hours and is really flatulent
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01 Jan 0001

There are so many things that could be wrong, I really cannot answer. Please make sure that her abdomen does not suddenly swell up. If it does please take her to your vet immediately. Sometimes gas distension of the stomach can start off slowly with the symptoms that you observe but can then become very serious if it continues.

Dr Malan van Zyl
Veterinary Specialist Physician
Cape Town
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