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My 12 year old Chihuahua pitbull mix is having problems

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walking with his hind legs JA...
My 12 year old Chihuahua pitbull mix is having problems walking with his hind legs
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: no its more in his hips
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: Nineto
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Nineto?
Customer: No he has never had any health issues
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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1) Is Nineto on any medications at this time?
2) Can you describe what problems you're seeing?

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