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My dog has a hard time standing up, has almost no strength…

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Hi, my dog has...

Hi, my dog has a hard time standing up, has almost no strength in her home legs

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with your dog?

Thank you

Veterinarian's Assistant: Where does your dog seem to hurt?

Back legs

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. What is the dog's name and age?

Lucky, 5 years

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Lucky?

She gets all her shots every year twice

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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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?

Is she weak or does she have less use of the legs?

Any leg crossing as she walks or does she ever try to step on the tops of her back paws when taking a step?

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 (hip, knee, ankle)?

Any joint swellings or puffiness?

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