Hello, i got a american staffordshireterrier he is five years old. about 3 months ago his stomach swelled and the swelling has not disappear since. we took him to the vet and took some x-rays and blood tests and it did not show anything. all blood counts where good. in the begging his stool was lose. But now it is all good again but his belly is still swollen. the vet said nothing needed to be dun. but i want the swellings to disappear. how should i do
You need a second opinion from another Vet.......Get copies of all tests (From the first Vet) to take with you to the second....This will save you the money of doing repeats....Your original Vet doesn't seem concerned enough to me. Was your dog checked for Parasites (Worms)? Just curious..... Karla
The whole stomach is swollen or some part of it? Karla is right get a second opinion and get copies of those records. They are "your" records and get those x-rays too.
Has the dog been wormed as that may be the cause. When you go to the Vet, take a fresh stool sample with you in a container or Baggie for analysis.
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