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Old December 31st, 2013, 06:55 PM
MaxaLisa MaxaLisa is offline
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I am not a vet, but...

Rimadyl is an NSAID, and it's also a big no-no to give steroids and an NSAID together, which can cause bleeding an ulceration of the stomach. There is supposed to be a "washout out", a waiting period between giving these two types of meds, something like 10-14 days.

I have no clue about dosage.

The vet may have been thinking brain tumor, thus the steroid? Sometimes vestibular disease too.

If your dog was anemic, I would look to that as a clue - I would rule out tick disease, and even do a trial of doxycycline, as the anemia and neuro symptoms. Could point to TBD.

I'm sorry that your little one I having such a tough time
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