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My dog had dental cleaning and extractions today. She is

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My dog had dental cleaning and extractions today. She is howling and whining in pain. Meds she was given hydromophone 2mg .6, and atropine injection. What can I do to help my dog.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The noise must be worrying. I'll connect you to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Libby, she is 8.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Libby?
Customer: She is 30 lbs.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Kelly Hill replied 1 year ago.

Hi this is Dr. Hill. Please give me a moment to type my initial response.

Expert:  Kelly Hill replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry that Libby is having difficulty. Did they send home any medications? Do you know when her last dose of hydromorphone was? Sometimes the vocalizations are not only from discomfort but also associated with dysphoria. Narcotics in particular can make a dog much more vocal.