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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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She woke up this morning and is having trouble standing from

Customer Question

She woke up this morning and is having trouble standing from a sitting position. She is also a little unsteady of her feet however she has an appitite and had gone potty
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Ryeleigh and she is 3 1/2
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Ryeleigh?
Customer: I took her to my vet and he said she is over weight and it's putting strain on her joints but it happened overnight so I don't believe it I feel something else is wrong
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

What breed of dog is Ryeleigh?

Did your vet perform any diagnostics such as x-rays?

Can you share a video showing what you're seeing?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
She is a mix Germain Sheppard/Lab
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
He did not do X-rays he gave pain meds
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Can you share a video showing what you're seeing?

What medication was given?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
The medicine is carprofen and I will try to get a video.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Are you seeing any improvement on the carprofen thus far?

I'll stand by for video.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I just saw vet 2 hrs ago and gave meds an hour ago but no improvement yet. I also uploaded a video but the send will not let me send to you
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

It will take longer for the medication to work than one hour, unfortunately.

There is an attachment function on the page that should allow you to post pictures and video. If it fails to load, the files are likely too large. You can also use websites like Imgur.com and youtube.com to upload pictures and video respectively. Once this is done, a set of links will appear. You can then post the link back and I can access them. If this does not work and you’d prefer to text them directly to my cell phone, let me know. There is an additional charge for this, but it can make the job of sending pictures or video much more simple. Just let me know what works for you. I’ll be standing by.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
How much is it to text them directly to you?
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

I've submitted the offer. Remember, youtube is free. Whatever is most convenient for you works for me.