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Hello, my malshi is 8 years old and has just started limping after sleeping. He is fine after 10 minutes and he only lumps after sleeping. It doesn’t happen after every nap though. Any suggestions?
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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HI this is DRB and i would be happy to help you.....this sounds like arthritis most likely but I would recommend a trip to your vet along with a 4DX test and a cbc, chem.....then discuss with your vet medications for arthritis...this is the very first sign of pain in a dog....

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr B, Veterinarian replied 6 months ago

I like glycosaminoglycan injections and an NSAID for arthritis....

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do you have any questions for me?

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Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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