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We have had Australian shepperds. our daughter just adopted

we have had Australian shepperds for years. our daughter just adopted a 4 year old male that is 75 lbs. he came to visit my 1.5 year old aussie and was running and yelped. He now is limping, will bear weight walking slow, but if he trots he will pull his leg up some. I felt the joints and toes and moved the ' knee' and 'hip' -- he does not wince on bending our touching the joints or toes. I felt his hamstring and it did feel ' tight'. I told our daughter to keep him quiet and only walk him to go to the bathroom. We are leaving the country for a week on the 30th. Have a family member dog sitting him and then in the pet hotel as well. Not sure if we should get him looked at now, or just see how it plays out after he rests.

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Dr. Kara

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He was dashing around and slid a bit. No problems with me

He was dashing around and slid a bit. No problems with me moving leg and feeling for obvious signs of injury, just favoring left leg.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?Customer: Yes, he often gets things in his paws, always check when we come inside.JA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Liam is a three year old neutered Doberman. 86 lbsJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Liam?Customer: No, just that he is awesome. And possibly weaned too early as he still suckles his blanket to fall asleep...JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.

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Dr. John

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3 year old aussie. Has worked 40 wks of obedience and 6 wks

3 year old aussie. Has worked 40 wks of obedience and 6 wks of agility. Excels at all. about a yr ago the trainer felt Mya (aussie) was limping off and on. Took her to vet,xrays, but I declined the*****for CTscan. A vet that specializes only in surgery agreed to see her. He put her to sleep and did extensive xrays from every angle. He said she is fine and to return her to agility. I put her in Novice II in prep for her AKC title. Its been active at my house so we stopped training during the summer. Her leg has popped out of socket on 3 occasions over 2 months. She limps, move the leg circular and it goes back in. Slight limp for a minute then all is well again. Tonight she is limping and has stayed quiet most of the day. I take her out but she just sits beside me. What do you feel is her long term prognosis is I remove her from all agility and obedience advancement for AKC title? How long can she just stay alive, happy, pain free to a degree and just be a pet? I do not want to put this dog down but want good life for her. My husband passed 3 yrs ago., I had to put down my 113 lb therapy dog 2 years ago and thus my caution to keep her with me. Basically do you agree hip dysplasia?

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Dr. Altman

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Max is 11 yrs old and active. He was running after a ball

Max is 11 yrs old and active. He was running after a ball and stopped short crying loudly and holding front leg up. I thought maybe a sticker on his foot but nothing. Its been a couple of hrs and he is acting very painful... He looks stiff in his neck and shoulder.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The noise must be worrying. I'll connect you to the Veterinarian. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Max?Customer: I have some 25mg tabs of deramaxx... Should I give him this for the pain and WHAT disease.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.Customer: Doseage... He is 53 lbs

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Dr Marta Lepes

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My lab is about 9 yrs old and seems to have good and bad

My lab is about 9 yrs old and seems to have good and bad days with her back end. Seems like sore joints/legs. I had the vet examine her and he gave her Previcox for two weeks. She seemed to improve. She has bad days and good days. Gets more stiff with less activity. Someone recommended to give her glucosamine and I don't know if that's ok and how much to try to give her? She's a little more needy than she has been in yrs past however seems more comfortable when I'm at home with her.

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Dr. Altman

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I have a male, 14 pound, 5 year old, hair miniature

I have a male, 14 pound, 5 year old, long hair miniature dachshund/australian shepherd mix. Took him for grooming Friday 7/1/16. Took back to the vet yesterday for favoring and limping right back paw. Seemed to be the outside toe. Vet x-rayed, no fracture and prescribed Deramaxx 25 mg, 1/2 tablet every 24 hours. Gave 1st dose 1:00pm yesterday. He seemed to be somewhat better yesterday.This am, he was holding up right front paw and is sitting like eyeore. Moving slow. No appetite.

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Rebekah Kane

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My 2 year old 59lb dog ate my other dogs meds. She ate a 500

My 2 year old 59lb dog ate my other dogs meds. She ate a 500 mg flagyl and 250 ml of deramaxx should I be worried over this one dose.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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I HAVE A 11 YR. OLD PEMBROKE WELSH CORGI, SHE HAS DEVELOPED

I HAVE A 11 YR. OLD PEMBROKE WELSH CORGI, SHE HAS DEVELOPED A LAME PROBLEM. SHE HAS ARTHRITIS IN HER SPINE, AND RIGHT BACK LEG. SHE CANNOT WALK RIGHT, SHE DRAGS HER BACK LEG, OVER THE FLOOR OR GROUND. VERY HARD FOR HER TO USE THE BATHROOM. HER SPIRITS ARE EXCELLENT, SHE IS LIVELY, NO WAY COULD I EVER PUT HER DOWN NOW. I HAD SPECIAL STEPS PUT IN FOR HER LAST YEAR, SHE TRIES HARD TO COME UP THEM, BUT SHE MAKES IT. NOW SHE IS HAVING A PROBLEM COMING DOWN THE STEPS ALSO. I HAVE THOUGHT OF THE CART WITH WHEELS, BUT I AM 75 YRS. OLD AND I COULD NOT HANDLE IT AND HER. SHE NOW GETS LAZER TREATMENTS EVERY WEEK, AND SHE GET A ADEQUANN INJECTION ALSO. WHAT ELSE CAN I DO. DOLORES

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Dr. G.

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14 1/2 yr old Labrador retriever, story of stroke or

14 1/2 yr old Labrador retriever, history of stroke or vestibular disease 10/2015, currently on tramadol & Gabapentin for hip dysplasia. Just getting over 4 months of treatment of chronic severe skin infections. In past 2 weeks she's panting quite a bit more when moving about, limping & sometimes wont bear weight on left hind leg, not eating as well. Wants to go out but cant get very far & she turns around to come back in where she used to want to be out all the time. Needs help getting up a lot. Prior to Oct 2015 she was perfectly healthy with no medical issues whatsoever.

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