Aa
A
A
A
Close
Dogs Community
10.3k Members
Avatar universal

wrong place for a shot

Someone gave my puppy a 9 way shot in the muscle not the skin as it should have been. Will she be alright she is swollen in that area and tender.
2 Responses
974371 tn?1424656729
I am not a Vet but it should be ok.  Not unusual fir there to be a lump or some soreness.  However, do keep an eye on her and the lump.  If it gets larger, it should be checked by a Vet to make sure there is no abscess.
675347 tn?1365464245
COMMUNITY LEADER
Who the heck gave that shot??!! I would seriously consider NOT taking your dog back to that particular vet! They don't know what they are doing, and if a student,should have had a fully qualified vet with them at consultation.
Have an Answer?
Top Dogs Answerers
675347 tn?1365464245
United Kingdom
974371 tn?1424656729
Central Valley, CA
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Members of our Pet Communities share their Halloween pet photos.
Like to travel but hate to leave your pooch at home? Dr. Carol Osborne talks tips on how (and where!) to take a trip with your pampered pet
Ooh and aah your way through these too-cute photos of MedHelp members' best friends
A list of national and international resources and hotlines to help connect you to needed health and medical services.
Here’s how your baby’s growing in your body each week.
These common ADD/ADHD myths could already be hurting your child