Can he stand and walk on his own?? What are the medications called that he is on?
he can stand and walk but not for long. have to carry him outside to go
Since it has only been 2 days-it is not long enough for there to be improvement-after about a week there should be someimprovement-if not your baby would need to be started on steroids!!! Depending on which medication he is on now-we have to be careful as certain medications can not be mixed. You should ask your vet about Tramadol-a pain medication, which may also help your baby!
has problem going #2 because of balance.he is taking 50 mg tramadol 2 tab twice a day and 20mgprednisone twice a day for 2 days then 1 tablet once a day for 2 days then 1 tablet every other day.
he was given steroid the first day and it didnt work. then went on meds. he has had ploblems in past with stiffness in hips and rear legs. but not this balance problem
he weighs 97 lbs. and is not over weight according to the vet
He may need to stay on the Prednisone twice daily for a few more days, ask your vet about this before decreasing the dose since there is not much improvement-
Xrays would also be helpful!
There may be a neurologist in your area that could examine him if he is not improving-as they deal with these cases daily!!!