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Our shepherd mix started walking with her back legs to the

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Our shepherd mix started walking with her back legs to the side, body almost in a c. She acts like her tail is bothering her too as she hold it down and to the side. She runs our back fence adjacent to an alley chasing other animals or cars driving down it. She is still eating and drinking. When we let her outside she gets around ok, but if she lays around the house a lot she acts stiff at getting up.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Lisa replied 1 year ago.

Hi there. My name is ***** ***** I'm happy to help you with your question today. Just like an in person consult, I have some questions of my own to help ensure I give you the best advice possible...

How long has she been acting like this?

Is there any possibility of injury at all?

Does she act painful if you lift her tail up?