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My puppy 12 weeks old this morning jumped from the sofà and

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Hi My puppy 12 weeks old this morning jumped from the sofà and now she look not stable when she walk
JA: Hi there. I'll do all I can to help. Can you tell me a little more about the puppy's situation? How long has this been a concern?
Customer: She’s a sausage dog 12 weeks old
JA: When did the puppy last see a vet? Is she taking any medications?
Customer: this Morning at 10am she played she eat but when she walk she’s not stable
JA: What's the puppy's name?
Customer: I just had her yesterday Camilla she have all the vaccines and microchip Passport everything
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: No
Hi there, you are through to Dr Linda, a UK based vet.
I'm sorry to hear this.
Is she putting all her limbs on the floor?
Is she wobbling when walking?
Is she happy to eat, play and be social?
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
No totally limbs on the floor
Please ignore any phone call requests as the website sends these automatically.
Ok, so the limbs are not being held up; this is good.
In what way is her walking abnormal?
And is she otherwise ok?
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
She’s a bit limp
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
She’s not walking like yesterday
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Ans yes she sociable and happy to play
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Is just the way how she walk
Ok, I understand.
Most likely she has just sprained a muscled or bruised herself slighty, especially as she is keeping her limbs down, not dragging them and happy to play.
However, there is a slight concern given her breed that she may have damaged her spine. Certainly, sausage dogs are more prone to spinal injuries.
I would strictly rest her (no running, jumping, stairs, exercse) and monitor closely.
If she is not improving quickly or develops other signs, I would want her seen by a vet ASAP. It may be that she just needs some anti inflammatories and/or pain releif but it is better safe than sorry.
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Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Ok thank you very much I will leave her rest as she does already
Not at all. This window will stay open for several more days so please just let me know if you have any further questions. Wishing Camilla a speedy recovery.
Good morning, how is Camilla getting on this morning?