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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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Our 12 year old ***** ***** began limping on his front lef

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Our 12 year old ***** ***** began limping on his front lef leg this morning and its gradually getting worse to the point of falling over. There doesn't appear to be anything in his paw. What could it be? How should we home treat it till the vet is open tomorrow. Thanks!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

Is he holding the leg up or dragging it?

If you feel up and down the leg, any swellings, tender spots, bruising, or bony crunching?

Will he allow you to flex and extend each joint?

Any joint swellings or puffiness?

Any history of a trauma or fall?