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Hi, this is Dr. Gabby. Most likely you will have to get something stronger than Xanax from a vet. The medication we normally use for sedation is called Acepromazine. It usually works well. If the Xanax did not keep her still nothing over the counter will help.
Putting a muzzle on her can distract her somewhat.
Also put her up somewhere high like a towel on a table. Being up high can be distracting and help her hold still as well.
How does that sound?