• Jackie received a shot last week of IV fluid around her neck. It has become hard and she is still lethargic and unable to open her mouth without pain. What do I need to do.

    Hi Donna,
    I recommend that you take her back into see a veterinarian as soon as possible if you have not already done so. It is concerning that she did not improve after the treatment. The symptoms that you are describing are also concerning and have a few different potential causes. Your vet can talk with you about those causes after they have examined her. They may recommend some lab tests to help diagnose or rule out certain diseases. The treatment that she needs will depend on the underlying cause and severity of her illness.  


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