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I am so sorry to hear about your sweet guys condition...I know this is very hard but he obviously put up a great fight.
I would hesitate to have you put your guy on the bed because he is obviously uncomfortable and he will continue to try to pace and may fall off the bed. It is better to fix a bed next to your bed for him or even lay on the floor with him to keep hi calm. If your vet has given you any pain meds and/or anti inflammatory medications, use these to attempt to calm him down. He does not know what is happening to him and is frightened. Do you have any medications to help your sweet guy?Does that make sense to you?
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Unfortunately, you cannot give aspirin, which is the only safe over the counter mediation for dogs...never use ADvil or Tylenol...with Prednisone. IT appears that he is in a great deal of distress and without some pain medications such as Tramadol, he will continue to pace. I would consider having an ER vet help with some stronger pain meds...call around to see if there is one available or a mobile vet....All you can do is the best you can for your sweet guy!!
You can try to help him lie down but if he is really uncomfortable, he may get right back up. They can stand for long periods of time unllike us....just do the best you can to help him relax.