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i dropped my puppy by accident when i was changing there bedding

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i dropped my puppy by accident when i was changing there bedding she is only 12 days old im so worried about her all she is doing is crying please help ;(
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 4 years ago.

This is not too uncommon. Most puppies will be able to handle a fall like this. They may be a bit painful, but they have a lot of cartilage still so they are less likely to suffer fractures.

I would get her seen and treated for the pain. We can use something like Buprenex as needed for pain control. It's very safe and effective in neonatal puppies.

I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 4 years ago.
Hi Breanna,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

Dr. Gary

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