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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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I noticed my dog favoring his right front leg this a.m. and

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I noticed my dog favoring his right front leg this a.m. and when I massage up into where it attaches to the shoulder, the muscle near there spasms - he is able to walk but definitely limping/favoring that leg
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The dog is 11 year old bird dog/german shepherd/lab mix - does have some trouble getting up from bed after laying for an hour or so - but still very active
Expert:  Lisa replied 1 year ago.
Hello! My name is ***** ***** it will be my pleasure to help you with your dog today.
Does he have any health issues you're aware of?
Is he on any medications?
And this has only been going on for 1 day or so?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No health issues - no medications - just noticed the limping this a.m.
Expert:  Lisa replied 1 year ago.
Has he done any strenuous exercise recently?
Any possibility of trauma?
Does he jump onto or off of items?