When dogs can’t defecate normally, it’s called constipation.
Just like in humans, constipation is more common in older dogs.
However, it can happen to a dog of any age or breed.
Never ignore your dog’s constipation!
Extended bouts of constipation can cause serious health issues.
Causes of Dog Constipation
In a young, healthy dog, constipation usually happens when the dog swallows objects that are not easily digested.
For example, eating a piece of dry bone or chewing up and eating sticks are common causes of constipation in an otherwise healthy dog.
Other common causes include:
- Blocked or abscessed anal sacks
- Enlarged prostate
- Insufficient exercise
- Kidney disease
- Masses or tumors around the anus
- Not enough fiber in the diet
- Pharmaceutical side effects
- Slowed digestion process
- Swallowing hair or grass
Symptoms of Dog Constipation
The main symptom of constipation is your dog not having a bowel movement in two or more days.
Other signs of constipation include:
- Grass particles, string, or matted feces around the anal area
- Whimpering while trying to defecate
How Fan Xie Ye Eases Dog Constipation
Some vets recommend pharmaceuticals to help constipation in dogs.
Often, though, holistic veterinarians and pet parents prefer to try something natural first, especially for chronic conditions.
Herbs provide a gentle, tonic alternative for many dogs.
Most herbs don’t have side effects.
Fan Xie Ye: Western Philosophy
Fan Xie Ye helps dogs suffering from:
- Abdominal pain
Fan Xie Ye: Eastern Philosophy
Eastern medicine treats a disease’s root cause(s) rather than symptoms.
Accordingly, TCVM veterinarians evaluate canine constipation differently than Western veterinarians.
TCVM vets look for signs of imbalance.
Fan Xie Ye helps dogs with the following TCVM signs:
- Abdominal fullness
- A red or pale tongue
- Excessively strong or weak pulse
- Focal distension
- Lower intestinal stagnation
- Small, hard stools
How Fan Xie Ye Works
Fan Xie Ye is a TCVM single herb formula addressing the underlying causes of constipation.
The underlying cause of any disease is always an imbalance somewhere in the body.
Fan Xie Ye alleviates your dog’s imbalances while treating the symptoms of canine constipation.
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, Fan Xie Ye works by:
- Purging the large intestine
- Resolving food stasis
- Clearing heat
Dr. Huisheng Xie, the founder of the Chi Institute in Reddick, FL, recommends Fan Xie Ye specifically for animals.
Fan Xie Ye works best when combined with plenty of water, Eastern Food Therapy, and moderate exercise.
Note: Information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not meant to substitute the advice provided by your own veterinarian.