Originally Posted by elisabeth_00117
I don't like to give anything for pain mostly because then they will not limit their own activity.. I like for the dog to limit their own activity so I can really see how bad it is.. especially if it is just a sprain or the like.
I agree with this, but I will give some aspirin before bed to help reduce the inflammation overnight. Since they'll be sleeping anyway, it helps the body but they don't notice that they feel better and it's worn off by morning.