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My 8 year old 13kg cavalier is on 60mg of Carprieve tablets

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My 8 year old 13kg cavalier is on 60mg of Carprieve tablets a day split into 2 doses. He has hurt his arthritic hip
Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name?
Customer: on a walk this evening and can’t settle with the pain. Can I give him am extra dose or is he at his max please. Thanks
Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?
Customer: Henry

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I would rather that you give acetominophen

Do you have some of that?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No. I only have the carprieve and some liquid loxicom which my Westie has.


I would rather you not give another dose

Better to apply a warm compress to the hip and let rest

Make sense?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. That’s fine. I will do that and get him to the vet in the morning. I did think of a bag of peas to cool but I’ll put something warm on him instead. Thanks


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