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Joan, My dog is walking with her back hunched up in the

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Hello Joan,
My dog is walking with her back hunched up in the middle. She is a 4 year old GSD
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  eclimber replied 2 years ago.
Hi there, this is Dr. Elaine
I'd like to ask you a few questions first if I may. This better helps me to assist you.
When did this first start?
How is her appetite?
How are her bowel movements?
Is she playful as usual?
Is she shuffling or dragging her feet at any time or acting wobbly?
What medication is she/has she received for her heartworm treatment? Did she get an initial injection from your veterinarian?
How severe was her heartworm disease graded? Was she experiencing any symptoms when diagnosed like coughing, reduced endurance, etc?
Expert:  eclimber replied 2 years ago.
Hi again,
I will be back on line after 3pm PST. I will check the question again then, so if you could answer my queries in the interim, that would be great.
Thanks kindly,
Dr. Elaine