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Betty wrote at 2016-01-06 21:57:32
My schnauzer is having the very same problem with the exception of it has been happening the last three weeks and has been a total of five-six times. The stool is perfectly normal, just one small poop. I can't pinpoint what is different in here daily schedule and she has been eating the same food for most of her life.  She will be nine years old this February 2016. She has a history of pancreatitis.  However no symptoms currently. Have you had any further updates as to the cause of her extra small stool or is it an illness. I took her to her Vet and he said possibly could be issues with the anal grands, he cleaned those out, but is still happening. Thanks for your help.  


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Karen Brittan


I have been showing miniature schnauzers in conformation, obedience, and earthdog for forty years, and am a professional dog groomer. I am not a veterinarian and cannot answer questions of a veterinary nature. However, I can give my opinion or share some experiences on some health issues. Everyone should remember that this is a volunteer service, and few of us are up late into the night. Medical emergencies require a veterinary visit, or at least a telephone call... not an internet question which might not be viewed and answered until hours later. If your dog is sick or injured, it should be seen by a licensed professional for proper diagnosis and treatment.


I have taught obedience classes and have taught people how to groom for many years.

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Fifty-one years of living with, observing, and training dogs, along with numerous seminars during that time.

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