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My dog has developed overall stiffness over the last two

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My dog has developed overall stiffness over the last two months, It started first with her back legs and has now started in her front legs. When she gets up to walk she is very stiff and wobbly and then loosens as ahe goes. Has surgery recently for neutering.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: Yes I have done all seems fine.
JA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Ruby, beautiful labrador aged 6 qand a half.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Ruby?
Customer: She had surgery for a uterine infection and the vet did a hysterectomy 4 weeks ago.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Jennifer Welsh replied 9 months ago.

Hello! I am Dr Welsh and I am happy to help with your questions today. I am sorry that your pup isn't feeling well. Let's see if we can get to the bottom of this. I have just a few additional questions for you so that I can make the best recommendation.

once she gets going, does everything resolve or still have issues?

is it more after laying down for an extended period or just all the time?

has she been to the vet for this?

any current meds or illness?

otherwise acting normal?