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My dog has been dragging his back paw since early this

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My dog has been...

My dog has been dragging his back paw since early this morning, hiding from us....we checked his paw and leg..ok..he's 13

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name?

Spike

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Spike?

He's a mutt, throws up and stays on the porc...

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Dog Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

When you say dragging you mean he is not holding it up at all?

How often is he vomiting?

Does he have arthritis?

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