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It sounds like she may have a hereditary hip dysplasia that may just be showing up now or an injury that you were not aware of. If your gal has been normal otherwise and eating well, give her aspirin at 5 mg per pound every 12 hrs until you can get her to your vet for xrays of this area. This does not sound anything like constipation or any other digestive issue.
I am concerned that she is showing neurologic signs such as head bobbing which could indicate an infectious encephalitis or even a brain lesion. Get your girl to your vet as soon as possible I am very worried about her since this has come on all of a sudden. You can start aspirin which will decrease inflammation and hopefully help.Does that make sense to you?
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Since she is smaller, use baby aspirin which are 81 mg each...if she weighs 20 pounds, you would give 1 1/2 baby aspirin with food every 12 hrs.
I hope she will be ok!