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    Hi all

    I will be calling the vet first thing anyway but Ruby is experiencing a lot of pain/discomfort in her back
    Noticed earlier as i tried towel drying her after our wet walk and she yelped out. I thought I had caught her neck so I got the hair dryer out instead.
    Then a few hours ago she walked up to me for a cuddle I stroked her gently down her back and she flinched and the back went down. Sign of pain I realise. I gave her some metacam and crated her for a nap to keep her still and rested.
    Let her out just now for a toilet break and she doesnt want to walk about really and Im not sure but im pretty sure there is a lump where the pain is locallised on the spine.
    It feels like there is a bump there and Im worried she has damaged her spine?
    We had a good walk earlier but nothing more strenuous than usual and Ive been with her all day and she hasnt all of a sudden cried out as if something has suddenly gone wrong?
    Any advice for a very worried Mummy?

    Karen

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    We are off to the vets now probably for an Xray so fingers crossed. I feel sick ...

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    Good luck -- it does sound like something to do with a disk.
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    Good Luck. Report back as soon as you can.

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    Sounds like she has slipped disk. Good luck at the Vets it's nothing serious and he /she gives Ruby an injection for the pain. Sending to you both.
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    Oh Karen I'm so sorry. I'm glad you got her to the vets. Poor little girl.
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