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. John Your Own Question
Dr. John
Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 5542
Experience:  Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience
Type Your Dog Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. John is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My Bospin is walking without lifting s back legs. He is

Customer Question

Hello, my Bospin is walking without lifting his back legs. He is keeping them stiff. He is scaring us!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Drhollowayvet replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is***** but you can call me Dr. H and I am a licensed veterinarian. I understand that your Boston/min pin is lifting his bag legs and keeping them in an extended position. I need you to do a quick test for me to see if he has a common condition seen in both these breeds.

Take his leg and bend it at the knee while also placing your fingers around his knee. Do you feel a popping in his knee area? Sort of like something in the knee is moving side to side, instead of up and down?

- Dr. H

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Drhollowayvet replied 1 year ago.

Ok. Is Bospin yelping out in pain at all? Does he seem to be in distress about his legs?

- Dr. H

Expert:  Drhollowayvet replied 1 year ago.

Also how many hours/minutes has he been displaying this behavior with his knees locked?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He isn't displaying any discomfort. We just discovered a small pussy discharge from his penis
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it's been since 6 o clock
Expert:  Drhollowayvet replied 1 year ago.

Ok I am on HST, so unsure what time zone you are in. How many hours/minutes is that where you are?

Also the pus discharge from the penis can be normal if he is intact. This is called smegma.

- Dr. H