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He fell off couch and he cry went you put him up are they anything for pain that is safe he a 2 year old daudsund

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. The noise must be worrying. I'll connect you to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name?

Scooter

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Altman, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Altman, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago

The only safe over the counter pain medications for dogs is aspirin. An aspirin dose for dogs is 5 mg/ pound every 12 hours with food

Please let your veterinarian know that you have administered aspirin if you take your pet into the office because it will effect what medications would be dispensed since aspirin requires a “washout period” of 48+ hours prior to changing to another non steroidal such as rimadyl, metacam, previcox.

Administer aspirin with food and if you note any reduced appetite, vomiting, diarrhea with administration then please discontinue its use.

You can also massage the back and rotate warm and cool compresses in 10 minute intervals if your pet will allow it to provide relief

To pick your Scooter up please use one hand between front legs and then scooping behind back legs to avoid pressure in the middle of the back and into the shoulders/ abdomen

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Altman, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago

I am glad to see you were able to view my responses

Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance to you both, I am online another 30 minutes tonight

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Altman, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Good evening, I wanted to check in on Scooter to see how he is doing after your question yesterday. Were you able to get him comfortable? I would love an update when you are able

If the information I have provided was helpful I would be grateful if you would rate our chat with the stars at the top of the screen so I am compensated for my time. Thank you and best of luck to you both, truly!

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Altman, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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