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My 20 pound dog is having what seems to be back pain. I will

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My 20 pound dog is having what seems to be back pain. I will not be able to reach of it for a couple of days because of the hurricane. I was thinking of giving aspirin with Pepcid until I can see a doctor for her. Do you have any other suggestions
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Ruby and she is four years old
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Ruby?
Customer: No medical issues, doing grat until yesterday when she started yelping any tome we touched her. Ate well this morning

Hi, I'm Dr. Peter. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now and will post back with your reply ASAP.

1- How much does she weigh?

2- Is she on any medications?

3- Any pre existing medical conditions?

I am sorry, I see her weight 20 lbs.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
20 pound, no meds and no other illnesses

How many milligrams is the aspirin you have?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I was going to buy baby aspirin
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
81 mg

Okay, you can try Buffered Aspirin 81mg 1 1/4 every 12 hours with food until she is seen by your veterinarian. Good luck, be safe. I will have you in my thoughts and prayers.

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Dr. Peter

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thank you for the service and thank you for the prayers.

You're welcome. :)

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