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german shepherd in pain
Biosookie posted:
my german shepherd is almost 6 years old and two day ago he started with very small cries.. just if someone had stepped on him but no one was near... we took him to the vet and gave him some pain medication after he touched his hip and he jumpped and cry all of the sudden, took a couple x-rays just to say he couldnt say anything out of them because my dog hadnt been sedated, will take more x-rays in a week looking for hip dysplasia... now even with the pain medication my dog only seems to be getting worse, today just the softly touch of anything maked him cry and then he was fine... as if nothing. buy now he wont even stand up and he is begging for love, i can see he is in pain, it is very late to call the doctor i'm hoping someone here is awake and gives me a tip on how to help his pain with home remedies while we go back to the vet
Will Draper, DVM responded:
Biosookie- hope you got your shepherd to the vet. That is the best option- difficult to make orthopedic recommendations online without having seen the patient, x-rays, etc. There should be a 24 hour or after hours vet facility in your area if your vet is closed today. Hope you got good to you and keep us posted.
Dr. Will


William Draper, DVM, better known as "Dr. Will," is a well-known small animal practitioner in the Atlanta, GA area. He grew up in Inglewood,...More

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