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My lab let out a lould yelp put her tail between her legs and

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My lab let out a lould yelp put her tail between her legs and will not let me never her
Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name isXXXXX am a licensed veterinarian. I am happy to answer your question today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- She will not let you move her?
2- Was she sitting when this happened?

There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I type out a thorough reply for you.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Pulls against me

No I was playing with her

1- So you are not able to see her walk?
2- Was she running or jumping?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

She walks and runs fine but is laying in her bed and shys away from me


She was jumping on and off the bed and suddenly yelped and went to her bed

Since she yelped, have you seen her walk and run? If so, is it normal?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Yes but her tail is still under her

1- How long ago did this happen?
2- How much does she weigh?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

About30 main ago

Weight not known but not overweight she was running about in the garden today no problem

Willie, given the history of her playing when this happen the most likely cause is some sort of neuromuscular pain like a soft tissue (muscle, tendon or ligament) injury. I would recommend the following:
1- Rest her for tonight, no running or jumping.
2- Start her on Aspirin 10mg per kilogram body weight every 12 hours with food.
3- If by tomorrow morning she is not back to normal the next step is a hands on examination by family veterinarian.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service – if you feel you have gotten anything less, please reply back. I am happy to address follow-up questions. Thank you for your business and I hope to work with you again soon!

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