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Q. My dog is in so much pain he is limping and he whmpers alot. Plz plz help idk if we should put him down or what to do

A. This is a very difficult question to answer without a full clinical and medical history. Some painful conditions can be well managed with medicine and complementary therapies whereas some can be difficult or impossible to relieve the pain and discomfort and euthanasia may indeed be the correct decision in that case. The Ohio State university has a very useful quality of life assessment scale which you can download and can help to evaluate options and guide this decision for each individual case. Please request a consult if you wish to discuss the particular circmstances and want more specific advice

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LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

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