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My silky had perthese on her back leg when she was a yr old

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My silky had perthese on her back leg when she was a yr old now she has lost muscle and doesn't use the leg i touch it and she bits me, what can be done??
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Doc Sara replied 1 year ago.

Hi there, I'm Dr. Sara. I'm a licensed veterinarian who works exclusively with dogs and cats. I'm sorry to hear that Chanel has been having such trouble with her leg. In order to advise you best, ***** ***** a little more information. Did Chanel have surgery on her leg when she was young to treat the perthes disease? Typically this surgery is called and FHO or FHNE - femoral head ostectomy/osteotomy or femoral head and neck excision. Also, has a vet examined her recently for this issue? If so, what was their assessment?

Thanks and I'll await your reply

~Dr. Sara