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I think my 6 old week puppy broker her leg, Yeah, and

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I think my 6 old week puppy broker her leg
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: Yeah, and there's nothing.When it happened, she didnt scream or cry so I thought she was okay but its been 3 days and she wont put weight on it
JA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the puppy's name?
Customer: Penny
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Penny?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

Do you have video of Penny walking without using the limb?

Is it swollen?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I don't. It's not swollen either she just carries her leg when she walks.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

The only way to be sure it's broken is to have an x-ray performed. Where it is broken, assuming that it is, will determine what treatment options are available. Not all broken bones will simply fuse with time so it's important to have an examination performed and x-rays to diagnose the issue.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
How much does X-rays cost?
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 month ago.

Depends on your location. More rural areas may be as cheap is $75 and more urban areas near big cities may be a few hundred.