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My 13 month old very active labradoodle started lumping,

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My 13 month old very active labradoodle started lumping, she's dragging her back left leg. She's always unusually quiet and lethargic and sleeping loads? Please advise as her vets not open till Tom ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

Any history of a fall, slip, or trauma?

Can she lift the leg? If you pinch her toe, can she feel it?

Any swellings, sores, instability, or boney crunching when you palpate the leg?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No accident and no obvious swelling she is though not happy for me to touch her left back leg and unable to manage the stairs. She is lifeless and just sleeping constantly and heavy panting?
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Thank you,

Since you noted heavy panting, are her gums pink or pale/white?
Can you take a breathing rate for me (just count her breaths for 10 seconds +multiply that by 6)?

Can she lift the leg at all?

Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Coco. How is everything going?
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