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Why does it feel like my Dog is "killing" me?

Feb 02, 2018 9:42 PM

I know my topic sounds crazy, but if you have RSD/CRPS then you know crazy.
My dog seems to know when my pain, especially in my legs are really firing; she loves to lay on the side or on top.
Between her heat and the heat from my nerve pain I feel like I'm on fire!!!😲 I feel like she is trying to "kill" me!!!!
Now, for people who can't get that between the pain I'm having, this is tongue and cheek. I know she is trying to help me. I'm bless to have her in my life, but sometimes it feels...
Does anyone else have a dog/pet that feels their pain?

Feb 02, 2018 10:41 PM

Yes my dog knows when I'm upset, in pain or sick. I think most dogs are able to sense when their people aren't okay.

Feb 02, 2018 11:58 PM

One of my cats is like this. She'd be a certified service animal for this and a few other reasons if it didn't cost $30,000 for training. I don't have RSD/CRPS but some of my conditions cause really bad nerve pain, and she doesn't understand that cuddles make it worse. Poor animals, only wanting to help bit making it worse lol.

Feb 03, 2018 2:09 PM

My girl does it too. She will not even let me go into the bathroom when I am in severe pain

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