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My dog is about 4 years old and is a runt of the litter

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my dog is about 4 years old and is a runt of the litter miniature schnauzer that weighs about 11 pounds. Every now and then she seems to have cramps where she will switch between which leg she holds up between the four. She wont be able to move while this happens and then it seems to go away after a minute or two. Any idea?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 4 months ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today. Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?

1) Do you have any video of these episodes?
2) Have you had any recent bloodwork performed?
3) Any pain while this occurs?

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