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What could cause a dog to start limping? I didn't see
Yes, I didn't see anything abnormal but he seems to be holding it up a bit (right back). … read more
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My dog was playing with her friends yesterday and possibly
Hello My dog was playing with her friends yesterday and possibly has hurt her leg. She is not using it as much while she runs and is limping slightly when she walks. She is putting pressure on it as w… read more
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I have a male dog 8yrs old black lab mixed breed. I found m
hello,I have a male dog 8yrs old black lab mixed breed. I found him at a shelter, as a puppy. Hello, my dog's background is he is a 8yr old mixed breed I would say at least black lab. I am unsure of h… read more
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Beagle/basset approx 11 years old weight 32lbs developed a
Beagle/basset approx 11 years old weight 32lbs developed a left rear leg limp with what looked to be foot drop. She was coming down on the dorsal side of paw and wouldn't put weight on it. Nothing in … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 5 year old German Shepherd who had a lump suddenly
I have a 5 year old German Shepherd who had a lump suddenly appear on the front side on his hind leg (just above the hock joint?) He was just outside for a couple of minutes in the snow/ice and came b… read more
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Hi Dr. Peter - I have another question about Nikko, my 1 year
Hi Dr. Peter - I have another question about Nikko, my 1 year old German Shepherd. He seems to have sprained his front left ankle (hock area). I'm not sure when it happened, and he doesn't yelp in pai… read more
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Dr. Peter
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Hello, Over the past two weeks, our 22-month old Shepherd/Malamute
Hello, Over the past two weeks, our 22-month old Shepherd/Malamute mix has become very low energy. He doesn't show much interest in walks or runs, as he used to, and wants to sleep all the time. He wi… read more
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Dr. Peter
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I have a 10 year old Rhodesian Ridgeback male (neutered) -
I have a 10 year old Rhodesian Ridgeback male (neutered) - he has just developed a hot swollen lower hind leg (hock down) - I can't see a bite or sting I have applied an ice pack and am wondering what… read more
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Dr. Dan
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My 8 month old wire hair fox terrier mix has a lump on her
My 8 month old wire hair fox terrier mix has a lump on her back right leg. It is a little smaller than a golf ball and seems to move around a bit. She will not put any weight on that leg. I took her t… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
33,773 satisfied customers
My 7 week toy poodle fell off the bed last night. He cried
My 7 week toy poodle fell off the bed last night. He cried initially but stopped within 3 mins at most, he can walk now but he limps (his front right leg) he hasnt cried and is still trying to run and… read more
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My poodle mix just this started to yelp when I reached under
My poodle mix just this started to yelp when I reached under his front legs to pick him up, he is not limping or favoring any legs. He did not seem to have as much energy today but later allowed me to… read more
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My dog had an unusual erection today of extreme proportion
My dog had an unusual erection today of extreme proportion , and was obviously in a lot of pain .It took about 20 mins to go down , he was walking very awkwardly . Now late intot he evening he is cryi… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
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Doctoral Degree
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pup: leash..limping..bath..his knee and his hip, he wont put pressure
Hey guys, we hve a bit of problem.. Were walking our pup off the leash and he decided to go for a little run, but ended falling into a ditch area, he is now limping, and refuses to move his leg. We ga… read more
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Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
lab/Dalmatian mix: limping and not bearing much weight..back left leg
I have a 22 month old lab/Dalmatian mix who has been quite fit (I'm a marathon runner and he's my running buddy). 5 weeks ago he injured his leg romping with a bunch of dogs - I wasn't there when it h… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
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Doctoral Degree
10,089 satisfied customers
My dog is a lab/chow mix about 50 pounds, 4 years old. Although
My dog is a lab/chow mix about 50 pounds, 4 years old. Although he is not limping, we noticed he is favoring his left rear leg when standing for treats, jumping, etc. We've found that his pain is very… read more
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Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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chihuahua: acting strange..acting fine..low energy..leg (usually hind
hi my adult chihuahua has been acting strange for about a week. Muscle spasms along her sides. varying from acting fine (although low energy) to hardly being able to walk with a leg (usually hind, but… read more
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Hello, We have a 5 year old mix breed (mostly Akita) named
Hello, We have a 5 year old mix breed (mostly Akita) named Mickey. He is having leg pain and limps from time to time. He cannot put weight on his right hind leg. X-ray shows that he has a little bit o… read more
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Dr. Bruce
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
9,808 satisfied customers
early this morning my dog was running through the snow and
early this morning my dog was running through the snow and let out a cry that he had been hurt and ever since then he has been limping and it is real tender when I try to touch right above the paw goi… read more
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