How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Peter Your Own Question
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 28137
Experience:  16 years of internal medicine, surgery, and preventive care.
25161683
Type Your Dog Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. Peter is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My dog was spayed 2 days ago and she is restless, can't get

Customer Question

My dog was spayed 2 days ago and she is restless, can't get comfortable and it's scratching her tummy
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. I am sorry the expert you requested is not available. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am sorry to learn Bella is not feeling well. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.
There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I type out a thorough reply for you.

1- Any swelling or oozing in the incision?

2- Is she on any medications? If so, what are the names?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She has a bandage
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dry
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No seeking that I can see
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Rymadil
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

1- Is the bandage dry?

2- When are you suppose to take the bandage off?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I wasn't tokd to take it off, I'm planning to take her to the vet to take it off , it's dry
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

1- Does she have an ecollar on?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She does but it's off
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She is not trying to take it off
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The bandage stays on
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She's eating, going to the bathroom
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Moving fine
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hiding and restless
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Friend, if she is scratching her tummy it sounds like she is trying to take the bandage off. It seems like she may be uncomfortable because of the bandage. I would have her checked in the morning by family veterinarian to take the bandage off and evaluate the incision. Discuss with your vet about leaving her without any bandage and just place the ecollar to prevent her from licking the incision; she will be fine.

Please do not forget to rate my answer - I hope you found it to be excellent. If there’s more I can do, please use the reply tab and let me know. It’s my goal to provide you with excellent service." Thank you for your business and I hope to work with you again soon!

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Bella. How is everything going?
Dr. Peter