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Hello Dr. Peter- Not sure if you'll remember our Silver Labrador, Mylo. He has another issue and we'd like to get your opinion. Over the past 48 hours, we've noticed that Mylo's tail has gone limp. He… read more
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Our dog, Mia, is a 2 year old, 80 lb. black lab. We noticed
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Im stuck out at a fishing camp with a lab that has limp tail
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My chocolate lab seems to be favoring his tail, Ive felt up
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My three year old chocolate lab suddenly stopped wagging his
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My dog Rudy who is a Yellow lab got up to day and I notice
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