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7yo lab drags her right front paw when walking. Right leg is

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7yo lab drags her right front paw when walking. Right leg is limp. For several months she had limped off an on on this leg but never dragged it like this.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?
Customer: Yellow lab
JA: Maybe I'm confused. I thought you had a problem with a pet. Is that correct?
Customer: Yes, dog. Yelliw labrador retriever
JA: Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: Yes no wound
JA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Maggie
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Maggie?
Customer: Very healthy until now
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 3 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian & I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How long has she had these signs?

Any history of a trauma or fall?

Does she tend to try to step onto the top of her paw instead of the pad?

If you feel up and down the leg, any swellings, tender spots, bruising, or bony crunching?

Any discomfort when you flex and extend each joint? Any joint swellings or puffiness?