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She just jumped off the couch and yelped. I went to her, and she sat in a curved C shape with her front paw lifted. She is now laying at my feet, and her stomach feels very hard. Her back is still a little rigid while she lays down, and her heart beat feels a bit quickened and her breathing sometimes quickens. Will this potentially require emergency care? Some foreign object may be trying to pass through her system and it may be painful to her, as she whimpers from time to time without her moving.
Thank you very much. Also, if I am unable to find an emergency vet, what are some of the things I can do to keep her comfortable until the morning when the vet office usually opens? And are there things to look for if her condition worsens? I have been petting her and massaging her muscles for the past hour now, and her shaking has stopped, although she still doesn't want to move... I would do just about anything for this dog!
I have low dose 'baby' aspirin, 200 mg ibuprofen, and I do believe I have 200 mg acetaminophen somewhere... I don't exactly know which would be best for her considering she's a smaller dog (35 lbs or so), or whether she would accept it very easily.