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My dog (a 6 year old shiba inu) has been limping

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hi, my dog (a 6 year old shiba inu) has been limping for about a day and a half now, i went to work and came home and he was limping out of no where so i dont think there was any major injury, i live in a small apartment
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: i have tried to look in his paw but he wont let me
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: kuma
JA: One more time, please.
Customer: kuma
JA: Sorry, I didn't catch that.
Customer: kuma
JA: I think I may have missed something. Could you explain?
Customer: are you a computer
JA: No. I'm the Veterinarian's Assistant.
Customer: so i cant look at his paw, but i have been able to pet his leg and it doesnt seem to bother him until i get really close to his paw
JA: Anything else I can tell the Veterinarian before I connect you two?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Jess K replied 1 year ago.
Hello, this is Dr. Jess. I am sorry to hear about Kuma. Which leg is bothering him? Will he normally not let you touch his paw or is this a new behavior since the limping?