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Hello Im glad I found this service. I need help with my dog. He is a Ridgeback , about 31/2 years old. His name is Marmalade. He is over weight -- weight is 90 lbs.
JA: I'm sure Marmalade feels you are doing your best. What seems to be the problem with Marmalade?
Customer: His hips are out of line. His joints seem to be swelling and he hurts so much he cant stand up -- or it is very difficult for him to get up. It's easy to see he has a lot of pain. I can take a couple of pictures to help you see him.
JA: Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help Marmalade. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Marmalade?
Customer: How can I send some photos to you?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 4 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** and I will do my best to help you. I'm reviewing your question now and I will post back to you ASAP.

Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 4 months ago.

Did you take pictures with a smart phone? you can just forward them here.

Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 4 months ago.

If you cannot do that lets just continue.

Was the beginning of Marmalade's lameness gradual or sudden?

Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 4 months ago.

If we are going to continue please stay online. I want to help you but we need to keep a dialog going. I'm sure that you can understand that there are many other people that are waiting for help.

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