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My dog a mutt went to the vet on sunday,,i thought the

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hi,,my dog a mutt went to the vet on sunday,,i thought the lyme came back [had it last year],,she was tested for lyme/tick serology w/hw,,we were told she tested neg,,and that she had a virus and were given amoxitabs 200 mg,,she started to eat,,walk, act normal,,i went to pick her up chest area and she yelped,,she will not lay on stomach,,side only,, no blood in pee,,hasn't crapped in 3 days,,
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the dog?
Customer: just explained it
JA: Where does the dog seem to hurt?
Customer: chest area
JA: Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?
Customer: no,,she walks fine,,belly not expanded
JA: OK. Nothing visually obvious. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: yes,,legs,,you could pet her but not lift [pressure]
JA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: suma 7 yrs
JA: Anything else I can tell the Veterinarian before I connect you two?
Customer: no there?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Vocalizing when approached or lifted suggests back/spinal pain as is seen with degenerative disk disease (a "slipped disk") in our dogs. Constipation is consistent with a disk because it hurts to position to defecate and so defecation is avoided. How old and how much does your mutt weigh, please?
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