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From what you are describing, there is a possibility that he could have broken the leg. A fractured bone can be severe (where the bone is at an obvious angle or even has bone sticking out of the skin) or a green stick fracture (where only one side of the bone is broken and it is not obviously displaced). If Cricket just had a soft tissue injury, I would expect him to start using the leg within a few hours of the accident. The fact that he is not using it this morning points more towards a fracture. If you can post a picture of the leg that would be helpful. The good news, is that a puppy of this age will heal very quickly (6 weeks or less) with really restricted activity. He should be crated when not directly supervised. No running, jumping or playing for at least 6 weeks. Please take time to rate my response. You can ask follow up questions on this thread for a couple of days, even after rating. Take care.