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How many days ago was she spayed?
Does her incision look red, swollen, or does it have any discharge?
Tell me exactly which medications she is taking. Do you mean acepromazine? Please get the bottles and tell me what the labels say the name and mg dose are for each.
OK, alprazolam. That is an anti-anxiety medication.
Is that the only medication she is taking?
I see. I understand that you don't think she is painful, but her behavior change is likely due to discomfort. Spaying is major, open abdominal surgery.
Does she have a history of any liver or kidney problems?
I am a strong proponent of pain control. It seems we aren't going to see eye to eye here. I'm going to opt out so another expert can help you.
Hi there, I'm Dr. Sara. I'm a licensed veterinarian who works exclusively with dogs and cats.
A spay is a major abdominal surgery that has the potential to cause quite a lot of pain. Pain in dogs manifests as panting, pacing, whining, and an inability to settle. Providing pain medication after such a surgery is considered the basic standard of care. I would contact your vet again for appropriate pain control for her. Have you given the alprazolam lately? You say she is driving you crazy - what is she doing?