In recent days, Emma Smith and her family have been hunkering down at home to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. But while quarantine isn’t many people’s idea of a good time, there is one person in her family who feels differently.
Smith’s adorable dog Rolo is thrilled about having everyone at home full-time.
Perhaps a little too thrilled, in fact.
Emma Smith took to Twitter the other day to share something unusual that happened after the family started spending all day at home — Rolo’s tail suddenly stopped working, and they weren’t sure why.
Concerned, Smith and her family brought Rolo to the vet.
The diagnosis? “[Rolo] has been so happy that everyone is home for quarantine […] he had sprained his tail from excessively wagging it,” Smith wrote.Rolo had hit excitement overload — and his sweet little tail needed a rest.
As you’ll see, Rolo is happy and his tail still sways, but not with the vigor it did before:
Didn’t expect this happen😂, for those asking, he is currently on pain relief and the vet said he should be healed within a week, this is him on the 2nd day. He is super happy and there is now movement from side to side but he is struggling to lift it up in the air. pic.twitter.com/dY0o96HOpj
— Emma smith (@Emmasmith77xx) March 21, 2020 Fortunately, as Smith notes, the dog’s condition isn’t so dire. After a week of pain relief medicine and rest, Rolo should be back to his old tail-wagging self again.
But in the meantime, he’s still getting plenty of affection from his doting family:
He is loving life pic.twitter.com/bmLx6QCsna
— Emma smith (@Emmasmith77xx) March 21, 2020 While there’s no telling how long the quarantine will last, it’s fair to say that Rolo will be loving every minute of it.
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