How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Amanda Your Own Question
Dr. Amanda
Dr. Amanda, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 799
Experience:  Associate Veterinarian
Type Your Dog Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. Amanda is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My name is ***** ***** & our 2.6 year old Lab limps when

Customer Question

Customer: Hello my name is ***** ***** & our 2.6 year old Lab limps when walking but runs, jumps and is very active, should I be concerned?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: She only limps walking, isn't showing pain & her gait is perfect when running
JA: OK got it. Last thing — JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $19) to post your type of question to Dog Veterinary Experts (you only pay if satisfied). There are a couple customers ahead of you. We can help you for less if you're not in a rush. Are you willing to wait a bit?
Customer: OKAY
JA: OK. Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Amanda replied 1 year ago.


My name is***** and I am sorry to hear that your pup is limping. Does he limp on the same leg every time or does it switch around?

I would be very concerned about bone or joint problems if he is limping regularly. Things to consider include hip dysplasia, knee problems like a partially torn ACL, shoulder problems or even neck problems.

I would recommend taking him to your regular vet for an orthopedic exam. This will localize the pain and then they will be able to take x-rays to see if there are problems.

Does this help? Do you have any more questions?

Dr. Amanda

Expert:  Dr. Amanda replied 1 year ago.


How is your dog tonight? Any more limping today? Do you have any more questions for me?

Dr. Amanda