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My Dog fell off our bed and landed on his right side of his face. Now it is swollen. I cant afford the $200 emergency vet fee. What do I do? He wont let me touch him and put ice on it, but he did eat his breakfast.
Thank you for any answers
Type of Animal
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Dog
Age of Animal
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3 1/2 months
Sex of Animal
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Male
Breed of Animal
:  
Siberian Husky
Last date your pet was examined by a vet?
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January 28, 2010
City
:  
Danvers
State/Province
:  
MA
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If the swelling or pain persists then I would recommend taking him to your regular veterinarian today after they open for normal business hours. It would be unusual (but theoretically possible) for such as low fall to cause a facial fracture. Other causes for facial swelling include insect bite/sting or an abcess (abscess) from a prior puncture wound.
Good luck,
Kimberly Coyner, DVM DACVD
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