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Vaccinations and blood work
Zeplin went intoday for his last round of shots before he gets neutered in 2 weeks, they also took blood. He got the 5 in 1 shot, the kennel cough one and the rabies shot. I was hesitant about giving him this many at one time, but was repeatedly assured by the vet, assistant and everyone else there that it was fine. Well- they started with the blood work and it was a disaster. He screeched, screamed and was crazed. They started to get the blood from his leg, but then they lost the vein as he pulled before they could stop him. So they decided to get the blood from his neck. I had to turn away from this as I thought it would be terrible- but he did not even whimper and it was over in 2 seconds. The vet told me I had to work on desensitizing his paws. She said i need to handle them more. Then he had his shots. He seemed okay and now he is just a little bit tired. He ate well and is sort of just lounging around. My question is... when i pick him up he yelps. I am not sure why. I was thinking it was from his leg- but it appears to be more from his back- which is where I think they gave the vaccines?!? Has anyone encountered this? If he is still yelping tomorrow I will call them and check it out. I just thought I would ask you guys if you ever experienced this with your hav.
Jennifer and pup- Zeplin