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My dgo can not move!

Boxer
January 20th, 2011, 09:50 PM
This morning i woke up and my 1 year old boxer could not move and was breathing heavily , took him to vet blood test came up negative they sent him home, he still can not move at all hes eating very little and i have to help him drink water he seems to be in pain , the vet said give him a couple days to see if he pulls through, any other suggestions i would greatly appreciate

sugarcatmom
January 20th, 2011, 10:08 PM
All the vet did was a blood test? What about any x-rays? How did the physical exam go? Did the vet mention pain meds at all? I dunno, I might wanna take my dog to a different vet for another opinion if all this one could come up with was to "see if he pulls through".

Criosphynx
January 21st, 2011, 01:25 AM
I'd be looking for a second opinion asap...:(

MaxaLisa
January 21st, 2011, 02:39 AM
A second, third, or fourth opinion is needed, as many until you get an answer. This should not happen in a young dog.

Check for ticks to make sure it isn't tick paralysis.

totallyhip
January 21st, 2011, 12:54 PM
he might have a blockage. did he ingest something? Or maybe bloat. I agree take him to another vet asap. You can't wait on stuff like this. good luck. PLS keep us posted

rainbow
January 21st, 2011, 08:15 PM
I hope you took everyone's suggestion that you get another opinion. :fingerscr

Hope your boy is okay and you give us an update. :grouphug: