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My dog recently had an infection on his tail. He got an

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antibiotic shot and steroids but...
My dog recently had an infection on his tail. He got an antibiotic shot and steroids but now he's been hiding under the bed for days. Is this normal behavior??
Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Ok
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago

Sociologymom, no, this is not a normal behavior or side effect of getting an antibiotic shot or steroids. Have you get him out to see how is the infection? Is it licking it?

My goal is to provide you with excellent service. If you have any follow-up questions don't hesitate to ask. If finished, please take a moment to rate my service it is how I get compensated. See you again soon!

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I can't get the cone to stay on.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago

You may use his collar through the loops, just make sure it is properly secure. Another option is getting a kong collar in your local pet store or ordering it online (follow link below).

https://www.chewy.com/kong-cloud-collar-dogs-cats-x-small/dp/47471?utm_source=google-product&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=hg&utm_content=KONG&utm_term=&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI2cW18peW2AIVXLXACh2HaQhjEAQYAiABEgKvhvD_BwE

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