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Hello. I am sorry to hear Tuffy has you worried. My name is ***** ***** I would be happy to help.
The reluctance to jump and screaming after barking has me concerned that there may have been an injury to his neck when he feel off the couch. When we see injury to the cervical spine this will often cause problems with the front legs and since the head tends to go slightly up and down when barking, they can seem painful when barking.
This could be inflammation, slipping of or compression of a disc in the neck. If he is still able to walk I do not think it is something as serious as a rupture and hopefully it is something that steroids/anti inflammatory meds and rest will resolve. Small dogs can develop a disc injury fairly easily.
Because this may be related to a spinal injury I would suggest having him seen by a vet as soon as possible. If you can get him in today would be best. The sooner a spinal injury is addressed the better chance for full recovery.
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Ok this does sound like a spinal injury. If your vet is still open today I would get him in. If not I would keep him as still as possible. No running, long walks and try not to flip him over or this could cause further damage. Keep him as still and quiet as possible
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