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I think my dog may have hurt her back but I'm not sure

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I think my dog may have hurt her back but I'm not sure how.....she is a normally a very playful , puppy like 11 year old Yorkshire terrier but I came home to find her walking around very slowly with her back arched....she is still eating and drinking and going to the toilet but she can't do stairs or jump on my bed as she always has done
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 6 months ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today. Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?

1) Do you have video to share what she's doing?
2) No vomiting or diarrhea?
3) Does she have any history of back injury?
4) Is she on any medications?

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