04-30-2017, 07:51 PM
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Originally Posted by TrackInDirt
My first thought is have you had him checked for thyroid problems?
Hypothyroidism could explain both the recent "insomnia" and the round, hard lumpy poops, which generally signify constipation; that type of stool on a regular basis is actually a good indicator of low thyroid in humans, and it could very well be the same with dogs. If it is the thyroid, you might also be seeing inexplicable weight gain, sudden onset bad teeth and less energy. Either way, something is causing the constipation, so if a food change doesn't work, a Vet visit may be in order.
I will ask the Vet about the thyroid.