Dog Enema Advice: At-Home Administration
I'm attempting to give my dog an enema.
I know how great they feel and my dog hasn't gone to the bathroom in 3 days. I feel so bad and I'm worried about her.
Can you advise how much water I should use for a 9.3 pound Pekingese? Also, what's the general rule by size/weight?
Tonight I attempted to do an enema with a small feeding syringe that has 2 tsp. I got as far as 1 tsp and my dog was shaking so I stopped.
So far nothing has come out of her. I didn't warm up the water.
The water just seems to stay inside of her. I don't want to harm her so I figured I would make sure how much water to use and possibly try again tomorrow.
I don't really want to go the vet because when I was there they said the enema they use contains chemicals and I'm very much into holistic healing. I would rather do this myself and know that my dog is not being exposed to more toxins.
Also, the Gerson diet uses coffee enemas. Have you ever used a little coffee in the enema? The reason is to open the liver bile ducts so all the toxicities can flow out easier. If you haven't tried this I recommend, as it makes you feel so much better.
Also, first I purchased a pedia lax enema for children but it looked too wide Any advise on which enema to use? I found a syringe feeder which is tiny and narrow for easy insertion. Have you found any place to purchase a better enema?
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