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Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!I am sorry to hear your dog is in discomfort. I would first and foremost try benadryl to help with the itch but will also allow her to rest comfortably tonight. 1 mg/ pound every 4-6 hours overnight should help with the discomfort and itch enough to get you through the night and hopefully allow your veterinarian to prescribe something for her in the morningI wouldn't advise any over the counter pain medication because it will interact with what your veterinarian will prescribe in the morning (it requires a 48 hour wash out period after medications like aspirin are administered) and the prescription will be much more effective in getting her comfortableSo benadryl 1 mg/ pound as well as icing if she will allow you to which will help numb until the morning (in 10 minute intervals)I hope this information is helpful but please let me know how else I can assist you both today
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Ah I apologizeI misunderstood as there are fox breeds of dogsYes you are correct that it is not a pain medication but it is safe for foxes as well. Often after an amputation it isn't necessarily pain we are treating but more the itch and "phantom" pain associated with the amputation so treating the itch and the benadryl will also help sedate it will get you through the night. I would be even more hesitant to do aspirin in a fox versus benadryl which will be safe
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OK you didn't mention the bleeding. I would definitely ice the area which will cause vasoconstriciton and staunch the bleeding along with not allowing chewing and keeping her quiet. Unfortunately if there is active bleeding I really cannot recommend an over the counter pain medication which will reduce clotting time and increase bleeding.I can certainly opt out to see if another expert can assist you further
OK I will opt out in hopes of someone else being able to assist you both. Good luck to you tonight, truly. Please do not respond again until another expert enters the chat