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My shitzu cross maltese 11 yr old hurt his back leg 8 weeks

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My shitzu cross maltese 11 yr old hurt his back leg 8 weeks ago. Took him to vet at the time and suggested GA to do an xray to clarify if or what type of surgery is needed. I was hesitant as he is rather anxious dog already and so far he is comfortable. I am ensuring he does not exacerbate the leg etc. In the hope it will get better. Thoughts please.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: I assumed the vet did when it happened.
JA: What is the Maltese's name?
Customer: Chester
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Chester?
Customer: Friends recommended i give him rosehip with food
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Has the leg improved in 8 weeks?

Have any X-rays been performed at that visit or since?

Is he receiving anything other than rose hip?