Straining while Defecating

The pet has a painful or difficult defecation, this is know as straining while defecating and occurs when they cannot produce anything. The most common reasons for straining while defecating are metabolic disorders, hard stools and constipation. However, other reasons that may cause cats and dogs to strain while defecting include intestinal masses or other obstructions, impacted or infected anal glands, gastroenteritis, prostate enlargement and hernias.

Straining while Defecating

Straining while Defecating Affects

  • Dogs
  • Cats

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