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If your King Charles is not showing any other symptoms and is otherwise quite happy and healthy then in almost all cases this would not be a pressing matter and he would be fine to wait for a regular hours consult.
Ok - is there any human medication I could give him to help if he has some joint inflammation or mild discomfort?
The best thing to do in the meantime is just to keep him rested and still, it could be that you are just dealing with a simple strain or sprain, these can often resolve on their own
He can be quite boisterous - so keeping him rested and still can be challenging! We also have another CKCS which will be walked later - should I bring him if he wants to come ?
In terms of human over the counter pain meds you only have one reasonably safe option... Aspirin. Please stand by and I will give you some more info...
On a short term home remedy aspirin would be much safer and more effective than the other over the counter human pain killers and aspirin is sometimes prescribed for dogs. A typical dose rate would be 5 mg per pound of your dog's body weight twice daily. The judgment whether to dose with aspirin is of course up to you but here is a link to an accurate web page with all the facts you might need including contraindications : LINK
Where dogs are limping it would be best to avoid exercise until you know what you are dealing with, I know he will want to go along!
If he wants to come on the twice daily walk - is it ok to do this?
Sorry - hadn't seen the last bit of your response!
Thanks for your help
Just give him a short gentle walking session on his lead to do his business a few times a day and that's it I am afraid until the limping can be resolved
Thanks for the good rating...