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My dog yelps when she jumps down from the bed or couch and

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My dog yelps when she jumps down from the bed or couch and sometimes when she is coming in from the backyard. But she is not limping. It does bother her when we push on her paw but otherwise she is fine. Do we need to get her checked out?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: Yes. Can't find any cuts or feel anything.
JA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Penny age 3
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Penny?
Customer: No. She is usually very active and can jump pretty high... so maybe she caught her leg on something or got bit... but it's winter
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 4 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:

How long has she had these signs?

Is it when the front legs are taking the force of the jump down?

Or do you think her back legs are more tender?

What breed is she?

Is she overweight?