What is the praying position in dogs? Tips and Tricks

Dog with stomach pain: What are the dangers behind the prayer position?

If a dog repeatedly adopts the prayer position, there may be a serious illness behind it. In this case, we advise you to consult a vet as soon as possible. He will have a diagnosis ready, and with the appropriate medication, your four-legged friend will surely be back on his feet in no time. But what diseases can be behind this? Here is an overview:

Intestinal colic: severe abdominal pain and bloating

Intestinal colic is characterised by severe bloating and cramps and can be caused by food intolerance, for example. Attention, fart alarm: masters and mistresses usually recognise you by recurring, bad-smelling flatulence. Intestinal colic is not necessarily dangerous in the short term. However, if they occur for a longer period of time, they should be examined and treated.

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    To cure your dogs stomach ache, avoid feeding your dog for 24 hours since food can make an upset stomach worse. Also, if your dog is drinking a lot of water and then throwing it back up, start giving it water in small rations every 30 minutes so it doesnt get sick. After 24 hours have gone by, gradually reintroduce food to your dog by giving it small meals at first. If your dog isnt eating or feeling better after 24 hours, take it in for a vet check. To learn how to diagnose and prevent dog stomach aches, scroll down!

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