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After a normally active and playful day, our dog suddenly started to yelp in pain and did it again when I started to pick him up. He began shaking from the pain. He's sitting quietly now, but we don't know what to do for him. It is Saturday night on a holiday weekend.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name and age?

He is an 11 year old Silky terrier. Our last one lived to 16 yrs.

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name?

Socrates

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Socrates?

He had yelped randomly a few times in the past few months, so I've been putting drops of Metcam in his food when it happens. Our local vet things he may have some arthritis, but it is very strange that after his walk, then a bath he was running around like crazy, then an hour later he's in pain.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?

No, there isn't. He hasn't limped and when I tried to lift him with my hands under his chest 10 minutes ago he yelled loudly.

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Please let me know if you still need help. May I have an update on Socrates, please?

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