Good Morning and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.
As active as these little ones can get, Lucy did probably injure or bruise something on her mouth or near the nerve suoply. This causes inflammation in this area which in turn causes this lack of function. the best thing you can do to help Lucy past this is to give her aspirin at 5 mg per pound every 12 hrs for 5-7 days being sure she has a full stomach when thsi is given. This will reduce the inflammation that is causing this and ease her discomfort. In a few days, your sweet Lucy should be back to her old self.
Does that make sense to you?
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is it ok to give a dog aspirin ?
Thank you so much, Jacklyn, for your kind rating. It is very much appreciated! Even though you have rated, we can still communicate. If you have other questions, please Reply. I am always happy to help. I know Lucy will feel better with your love and care.
Have a wonderful day!