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I am sorry to hear you are worried about Turner. My name is Rebecca. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.
Is he eating and drinking normally? Moving around and acting normal, apart from his tail?If it is only his tail that is abnormal, if it is just hanging down limply, he may have a case of "limber tail." This is fairly common, can happen in almost any dog but I see it in Labradors most, and is not serious. These dogs suddenly act as if their tail hurts, hold it down without wagging it, and sometimes it seems to happen after a dog has been very active. We don't really know the cause, but the good news is that they get better after a few days.
It might help to give some anti inflammatory medication such as carprofen or meloxicam (prescriptions) but you can try aspirin. A 70 pound dog can take 1/2 to 1 regular aspirin (not Advil or Motrin or Aleve) once to twice daily, with food. If there is any vomiting, do not give any more aspirin.
Let me know if I can help with or answer anything else. I hope he is better soon. Kindly consider rating my answer; you can still get back to me with questions and updates after rating. Rating my answer is the only way the website knows to credit me for answering your question. Please let me know how he is doing and if I can help with anything else. Rebecca
Are his bowel movements normal, or soft, or harder than usual?Good that he is eating. If his tail is hanging straight down, I suspect this is limber tail and he will be back to normal soon.
Here is an article about limber tail: http://www.pethealthnetwork.com/dog-health/dog-diseases-conditions-a-z/limber-tail-syndrome-why-my-dogs-tail-limp
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How is Turner doing? Can I help answer anything else?Kindly consider rating my answer; you can still get back to me with questions and updates after rating. Rating my answer is the only way the website knows to credit me for answering your question. Please do let me know how he is doing. Rebecca