As a long time dog owner, one of the problems I have had to deal with the most is constipation and I can safely say it is also my least favorite. There is something just so painful about watching your beloved pooch going through the discomfort of a backed up tummy. Over the years, I have picked up a few tips and tricks that helped the pooches poop quickly and easily. Let’s take a look at constipation as the problem and how to deal with it using natural methods for your dog’s comfort.
Constipation in dogs usually manifests as irregular and infrequent passing of stool and pain while doing so. The reasons for the problem range from dietary deficiencies like insufficient water and fiber to digestive tract diseases like volvulus. Whatever the case, it is highly uncomfortable for the dog and should be addressed as soon as possible.
Fortunately, there are several remedies you could try out for quick relief. Here are 11 of the most effective in order from commercial preparations to more natural at-home tricks: