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My 11 year old golden retriever woke up this morning unwilling

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My 11 year old golden retriever woke up this morning unwilling to use her back left leg. She has a brace in her right front leg due to a hyper extended carpal tendon
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 years ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.
Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:
Does it appear painful or sore for her to use it?
Is she holding it up or dragging it?
If you feel the leg, are there any swellings, sores, bony crunching, or instability?
Does it feel colder then her other back leg?
If you pinch her toe, does she react or act like she can feel it?
Any recent trauma or falls?