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I recommend that you take him into see a veterinarian immediately, if you have not already done so. Not being able to urinate is an emergency and it can lead to a backup of toxins in the body that can become life threatening quickly. There can be a couple of different causes for this including bladder stones, a UTI, or a mucous plug. Your vet may recommend some lab tests and/or x-rays to help diagnose the underlying cause and to guide the needed treatment. The treatment that he needs will depend on the underlying cause and severity of his symptoms.
John Smith, DVMVeterinarian
Dr. John Smith is a graduate of LSU, Class of 1998. He has over 10 years of experience...
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