Groans while laying on side

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Groans while laying on side

Postby 2dogpack » Sun Apr 03, 2016 5:52 pm

It's hard to believe than Ronan is 9.5.

He's still active. Runs, plays, jumps, gets the crazies.

But lately, I've noticed that while he's laying on his side, he groans. He doesn't groans AS he lies down. Only once he's down and only on his side. It doesn't matter which side.

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Re: Groans while laying on side

Postby maxs_mommy » Sun Apr 03, 2016 11:02 pm

Maybe a rib out of place? Is it just one side or which ever one he's laying on? Does he groan if you massage his side's while standing?
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Re: Groans while laying on side

Postby 2dogpack » Mon Apr 04, 2016 7:51 am

He does it about 80% of the time, but not every time. And I can rub and massage and he doesn't seem like he hurts — seems to enjoy it.

It doesn't matter which side. If he doesn't groan, he usually just sighs.

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Re: Groans while laying on side

Postby 2dogpack » Sat Apr 09, 2016 2:02 pm

It looks like it's his stomach. He had a really bad bout of vomiting last night and we had to take him to the ER.

Unsure what the cause is, but there's no loose stool. Just puke - full stomach contents including a LOT of water. No blood. I'm betting that it's been hurting him for a while. We're scheduled with the regular vet to se what's up.

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Re: Groans while laying on side

Postby SherriA » Sat Apr 09, 2016 2:53 pm

Poor guy!
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Re: Groans while laying on side

Postby emmas_mom » Sat Apr 09, 2016 6:59 pm

I hope Ronan is okay. Keep up posted.
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Re: Groans while laying on side

Postby Amanda » Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:01 pm

:( hope he's doing better!

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Re: Groans while laying on side

Postby 2dogpack » Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:57 am

He puked on his way home from the vet. Ugh! A HUGE puddle of yellow, watery, slimy puke. When they palpitate him, he's VERY tender. He's on Reglan.

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Re: Groans while laying on side

Postby emmas_mom » Fri Apr 15, 2016 4:27 pm

Did they xray or do an ultrasound to determine the cause? Poor Ronan (okay, and poor you - I hate it when my dog isn't well!).
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