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how long does a cast have to stay on a broken leg

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how long does a cast have to stay on a broken leg
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  DocPaul replied 7 years ago.
It depends on the severity of the fracture.

I would have the veterinarian take x-rays. These should show an external bridging callus indicating that the cast can come off.

Two months in a young dog like yours is a good length of time.
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