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My dog slept with my daughter last night and when he got up he began to yelp. I was rubbing him and touched behind his shoulder and he yelped

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help your dog. What is the dog's name and age?

Bo he is a 4 year old Lab it hasn't slowed him down at all

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

Bo

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

No he is up-to-date with physical and shots

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago

I am sorry to hear about Bo's being painful near his shoulder. Did this just happen?

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago

Is he limping on the leg at all?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
no not really it happend one other time. My son has a puppy almost a year that plays with Bo and will sometimes jumped on that area. I'm wondering if something happened. I gave him Arnica and was going to rub the lotion on him too.
Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago

It would be safe to try the Arnica, but make sure he does not lick and swallow a lot of it.

If this persists, I would have his shoulder X-rayed. There are shoulder conditions seen in this breed.

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago

I have not heard from you; I hope you saw my response!

Please let me know if this is helpful and what other questions I can answer.

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Dog Veterinarian: Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian replied 3 months ago
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
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