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Hi this is Dr. Dani, I am a small animal veterinarian and I am happy to help you with Emilio. He sounds well loved - it's great that he's done so well with the wheels! Recurrent back pain is certainly a problem once there is an initial problem like he had 3 years ago. Generally aspirin is not enough during these acute episodes (as you are noticing). Has your vet ever given you any other medications that you may have for him? He really should have prescription strength pain control and possibly even a muscle relaxant. Please let me know if you have any other medication for him at home. If not, then will you be able to take him in to an emergency vet today for evaluation and possibly injections of pain control? I think it's best that we not wait seeing as how much pain he is in.
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I don't recommend those pain medications. I think since he is comfortable when resting then just keep him as quiet as possible. And then plan to get him to your vet in the morning from some stronger pain control.
I'll keep good thoughts for you and Emilio!
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I think that's a great plan. I hope he does well!
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