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Can consuming 1 week old still water from an outdoor kiddie pool (very small size) cause septic arthritis in a puppy?
Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

No, friend. Not likely for septic arthritis to occur after drinking stagnant water.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service. If you have any follow-up questions don't hesitate to ask. If finished, please take a moment to rate my service. See you again soon!

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Would it be possible if his raw food was contaminated?
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

What are the symptoms your dog is showing?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Well he has lameness in his back right leg. I took him to a specialist today and he was almost 100% sure it was a TTA; however, x-rays showed no fracture, just an abnormal amount of fluid... so he did a joint tap and will call me of Friday. My puppy has no fever and wants to play still and he just attempted to do the crazy sprint in circles thing in the yard so he’s back in his crate to rest now.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

1- How old is your dog?

2- TTA?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
4.5 months
Tibial tuberosity avulsion
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

I am sorry, but, I am a bit confused. Where does septic arthritis come in?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Septic arthritis comes in because of the abnormally high amount of fluid present in his knee
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
he just now slipped on the little rug by the door and is limping way worse and is crying :-( I’m going to take him back to the specialist later this afternoon .
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