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My pit (1 1/2 yr old) was t on s left front side by the mail

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My pit bull (1 1/2 yr old) was hit on his left front side by the mail man's truck. He seems a little banged up and is limping slightly. His breathing is normal, his pupils are equal and respond to light and he isn't wimpering. His gums look normal as well. Should I take him to the vet or keep watching for any signs of internal injuries.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 4 months ago.

Hello Carlene, I'm Dr. Deb and will do my best to help you today.

I'm sorry that your Pittie was hit by a truck although it sounds as if it could have been a lot worse!

I do have a few additional questions to ask about him first if you don't mind:

1. How long ago was he hit?

2. Did you see it happen?

3. Was he ever unconscious?

4. How much does he weigh?

There may be a slight delay after I receive your answers since I have to type up a response to you. Thanks for your patience. Deb

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