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I am sorry to learn Mia is not feeling well. I will do my best to help you today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.
1- Any pre existing medical conditions?
2- Any vomiting, diarrhea or coughing?
3- Any other symptoms?
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Friend, when a dog is arching their back and staring at a wall or ceiling it is a sign of pain. Either abdominal pain or back pain. The fact that she is not vomiting and not painful in the abdomen it is likely back pain. Possible causes are a pinched nerve as a result of a bulging disc, arthritis, etc. or a combination of both.
In this case, unfortunately, we are very limited as to what you can do at home, I am sorry. If this was my dog I would have her checked tonight by ER veterinarian. You see, if this is related to a bulging disc the sooner we start the patient on medication the better response to therapy we see and prognosis. In addition, it is very painful so prompt pain management is important. Do not give over the counter pain medication most are toxic to dogs and will interfere with certain medication the attending veterinarian may need to use.
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