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I have a a Newfoundland lab mix he weighs about 85 pounds he has slipped today and I can't get them up I don't know what to do for him I don't know what kind of pain medication to give to him he's bad bad hips his whole life and now I have to lift him to get him up I have some oxycodone that I could give him if that would help I don't know what else to

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

His name is***** and he's 13 years old

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Bogger?

He has been fine up until today so he's been healthy he's slipped on the hardwood floors and I can't get them up

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dr. Paul Brazzell here

I would be happy to help you

To confirm- he cant get up on his own?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I have to help him with a towel under his hind legs to lift him up then he can take some steps
Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

I can talk no the phone now if you like

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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

Can you request the call again- it expired before I could acceot

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