Your pet will heal better and faster if her pain is under control. If you’re concerned about her activity, you might consider confining her in a crate, cage or small room until she gets better. If it does not get better, call or visit Delton Veterinary Hospital.

Would it be okay for me to increase the dosage of the pain medicine my veterinarian prescribed if my pet isn’t getting better?

Please call your veterinarian before you change the dosage of any medicine. Some pets take longer to respond to a medication, and often the benefits aren’t realized until the drug is no longer administered. Over time, your veterinarian may choose to increase the dosage or try a different approach if the pain persists.