Questions tagged [pain]

For questions relating to pain in pets. Pain management and treatment or determining if a pet is in pain. Use with the species tag e.g. dogs and any other tags relevant to the condition.

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Potbelly pig's front legs pull to chest and she screams in pain

Maggie is an 8 year old, 150 lbs (68 kg) potbelly pig. She is often unable to walk. She goes to move forward, but then her front legs go tight against her chest and she sits up, screaming. She looks ...
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Semi-feral cat broke a tooth. Should I give her aspirin?

There is a semi-feral cat that lives, by all indications happily, in my yard. I feed her mainly dry food and sometimes treats. Today I went to get the food bowl and there was blood on the rim and then ...
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My cat doesn't seem to be in pain, but I'm not really sure

My elderly mother has an elderly cat (technically mine) who is not so steady on her paws these days. She can get about, but walks with duck feet at the front and very stiff back legs - doesn't look ...
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Does Glucosamine Hydrochloride help painful dog joints?

We have a dog that has a pin in his hip from an accident. He is badly affected by the cold and it causes him pain in winter. I'm wondering if Glucosamine Hydrochloride will assist in helping his ...
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How can I remove adhesive bandaging from my dog without hurting her?

My dog recently had surgery and they covered the wound with a bandage that had an adhesive border around the wound site. We followed the instructions of the vet and when it came to removing the ...