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My dog currently has a torn ligament in her back leg and is

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Hi - my dog currently has a torn ligament in her back leg and is not using it to walk. She's on previcox, gabbapentin and tramadol for pain while we wait for orthopedic surgeon appt Monday. She also exhibited some back pain as a result. Tonight she is panting heavy, restless, and keeps stretching in a bizarre way.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: No foot injury. I'm more concerned about why she is panting heavily and stretching repeatedly
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about currently?
Customer: No
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 11 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

Are her gums pink or pale/white?
Can you take a breathing rate for me (just count your dog’s breaths for 10 seconds + multiply that by 6)?

Does she have any appetite loss, vomiting or belly pain?

Any black stools?