My dog is doing much better getting up on his own. They changed him from rimadyl to estogesic. He is also taking the tramadol when needed. He goes to the bathroom (bowl movement) but much smaller amount then usual and seems to struggle just a little bit Could this be from either one of the pills? Someone suggested applesauce or pumpkin. Any suggestions? I'm so glad he's doing better. I realize he is old, but I want him around as long as he wants to be Thanks everyone.