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My dog developed a limp (hind leg) after playing outside. We
My dog developed a limp (hind leg) after playing outside. We assumed she had just landed wrong running around. Since then, she will not climb stairs. This evening she came inside having trouble walkin… read more
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He is limping on his rear left leg after playing frisbee. He
He is limping on his rear left leg after playing frisbee. He is 2.5 years old. It has been coming and going for a few weeks. He is in a toss 'n fetch frisbee league and I think I need to shut him down… read more
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Past 5 days my 8 yr. old German shepherd has appearance of
Past 5 days my 8 yr. old German shepherd has appearance of straining to get up from lying down. No problem rising to sitting position, but signs of strain to get hind legs under him. No previous signs… read more
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My dog is holding up her rear leg, she'll bear weight on it,
My dog is holding up her rear leg, she'll bear weight on it, but limps or holds it up completely when she walks and especially when she's running. She was fine yesterday and I didn't notice anything d… read more
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Dr. Peter
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I have a 6 month old puppy (corgi/tox fox terrier mix). Today
I have a 6 month old puppy (corgi/tox fox terrier mix). Today we were horseplaying around and I picked her up and then layed her on the floor on her back (a little rough probably). When she got up, sh… read more
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Hello....I have an 11 year old shepherd mix female dog....she
Hello....I have an 11 year old shepherd mix female dog....she is very active ...runs up & down stairs...jumps on & off bed & is very healthy....last night I followed her upstairs & noticed she was hav… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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dog: walking..trouble coming down the stairs..always been healthy
My dog is playing, eating and walking fine; however, he is having trouble coming down the stairs. He is tentative, comes down one at a time slowly and sort of has his hinds legs to the side? He's a 7 … read more
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I have a 25 pound mixed breed dog, 6 y/o, she got into a fight
I have a 25 pound mixed breed dog, 6 y/o, she got into a fight with my other dog and took a tumble down the stairs. Her right back leg is now crossed behind her left back leg and she will not bear wei… read more
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Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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My 10+ year old 75 lb rescued neutered male GSD X is slowly
My 10+ year old 75 lb rescued neutered male GSD X is slowly losing control of his hind end. He is raw fed, and stools are healthy, but sometimes just fall out of him. Tonight he had trouble rising and… read more
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Dr. Gary
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Doctoral Degree
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My son was bringing our dog inside from a walk and deceided
My son was bringing our dog inside from a walk and deceided to take the stairs so that the dog could get a little more exercise. She's overweight and we're trying to develop healthier habits. The dog … read more
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My dog has not been able to stand on his left rear leg since
My dog has not been able to stand on his left rear leg since early today. Trouble standing up to go outside to potty. unable to climb stairs to go to bed.… read more
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Hello, I dropped my puppy this morning (accidently of course,
Hello, I dropped my puppy this morning (accidently of course, I am beside myself) she is about 6 months, 5 lb, morkie, has been completely healthy. We already have a vet appt scheduled for today to ma… read more
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My dog is 4 year old Schnoodle and his vet thinks he pulled his hip muscle. She did x-rays and a physical exam. He seemed to be in a lot of pain and so is taking Metacam and Tramadol. He doesn't want … read more
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My yellow lab is about 9 years old, and has recently had trouble
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my german shepherd is not putting any weight on his right hind leg. He is 8 yrs old. could it be dislocated and how could we tell?… read more
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My 3 year old cavachon(Female) had sprinted after a rabbit
My 3 year old cavachon(Female) had sprinted after a rabbit in yard two days ago. her leg was extended and unable to put weight on it. she was yelping in pain for about 1 minute, unable to move. Since … read more
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