Here is the info. that my friend gave me.Surgery date: 10-28-15.
Max: 10 years old. Friend has owned for 8 1/2 years. Never needy, never crated, well behaved with NO separation anxiety issues. Never destructive.Currently, dog has normal appetite and normal thirst.Mostly calm when owner at home with him. However, he DOES have excessive panting and salivating--to the point of soaking himself! Scratching his eyes
and very clingy.When left alone he tore apart his plastic crate, soils the house, destructive tearing things apart.Also, he use to like his plastic crate. The same crate he tore through.Put in metal crate. Tried chewing through that and when owner returned home, there was blood from all the chewing! Seems excessively determined and strong--knocking over very heavy items and jumping into bath tub which normally he would not attempt. Climbing over gates that are very high.Terribly exhausted and severly stressed!! This behavior began the day after his October surgery and escalated 2 days later and has persisted since.The growth that was removed was listed as non cancerous mass. Located on his bottom. Also had his teeth cleaned at same time. Found to have gingival hyperplasia over molars. Took care of that.Meds given after surgery: rimadyl
25 mg--7 pills cut in half and given 2X/day.
Currently taking Zylkebe 75 mg--2X/day since 12-4-15. Do not see any change yet.My friend describes him as a different dog and as if he had no control--unless she is right there with him. But the panting and salivating is ever present.Hope you have some ideas of what is happening here!! Her current vet has taken a somewhat defensive stance and is of no help. I recommended seeing my vet, but she is on a limited income. If you can give us any idea of what might be at the root of this, we can go from here. It just has to be related to his surgery in some way.Thank you......