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Hi I'm Dr. Carole and I'm a small animal veterinarian. I'm sorry to hear about your dog. First of all you didn't harm her with the dawn or vinegar. Unfortunately by bathing her in Dawn you did rinse the frontline off so I would suggest reapplying that for the fleas. The situation with her neck sounds a lot like she may have a nerve injury like a pinched nerve or bulging/displaced disc between her vertebrae that could be rubbing on the spinal cord. This is common in small older dogs but can be very painful. Usually the veterinarian will do an x-ray or MRI to diagnose the problem. Some dogs need surgery but many can be treated with pain medications and rest. The recommended medications include prednisone, Tramadol, gabapentin and diazepam. Usually they are cage rested for 2 weeks and it is recommended to not use a collar but rather a harness to walk them from here on out. Some dogs can develop partial or complete paralysis from this where they are not able to use their back legs or sometimes all 4 legs, this is usually when surgery is needed. I would suggest she be seen as soon as you are able because she sounds like she may be in some pain.