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On Saturday my 6 month old slipped off the front porch (roughly a little over a foot off the ground). Somehow she managed to break her front right leg. She has jumped off and played all the time out there and has never got hurt.


I took her to the vet and now she has a cast on for the next 6-8 weeks. Is there anyway thing I can do to keep her calm, slow down a little bit and just relax? I know these pup's need alot of excersize but I don't want her to injure herself anymore.


What makes it even more difficult is that I also have a 6 month old English Bulldog. They absolutely love each other. I keep them seperated as much as possible.

Any help or tips would be appreciated. Thank you.
 

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What did your vet recommend?

You'll need a crate, and to keep them separated.
 

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Rescue Remedy might help calm when my 4 month old Bouvier pup got stepped on by my hubby and broke his front leg.Used the crate, also borrowed a wagon from a nurse I use to work with Took Jake the Bouvier to the park.He learned to ride in the wagon fairly quick I also bought some very strong orange flavored nasty tasting stuff to put on the cast so Jake would not eat it. We had to go back every two weeks to get the cast changed since he was a growing pup. Poor Jake always hated the male vets after he did much better with female vets the rest of his life. Of course it did not help my husband stepped on Jake then chased after Jake tackled him I was woken up by a screaming puppy.Try to have your vet have a good re pore with you puppy as much as possible. Rays & Hugs Fast healing thoughts.
 

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What did your vet recommend?

You'll need a crate, and to keep them separated.
I have a bathroom gated off to seperate them. The Vet just told me to have her lay down as much as possible. Also said I could give her benedryl. I have to go back once a week to make sure the cast is holding it all in place correctly.

I just hate seeing my baby girl like this. I was wanting to find something that I could put on her cast so that she wouldn't chew. The vet had me buy some cherry scented stuff but it turns out both of my dogs like the taste!?
 

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I found some bitter orange stuff to put on Jake's cast but it was some time back might check out Pets Mart Anti Lick Strips by Nurtured Pets suppose to be all natural & taste really bad. Good luck,Rescue Remedy may help also.
 

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I found some bitter orange stuff to put on Jake's cast but it was some time back might check out Pets Mart Anti Lick Strips by Nurtured Pets suppose to be all natural & taste really bad. Good luck,Rescue Remedy may help also.
Thanks, I will try and find it somewhere in my town. The closest pet store to me is about an hour or so away. We only have a couple stores in my little town. I have to go to the Vet again on Monday so maybe she will have something that I can use.
 
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