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Because of Banjo's age and the fact that his bones are still maturing, there is a good chance that he is feeling "growing pains". What this means is that , as he grows, from the end of the long bones, there can be pain from a condition called Epiphysitis which will come and go as he is growing. The best thing to do is to give banjo aspirin at 5 mg per pound every 12 hrs when you see this happening to get him past this. If the lameness continues after he is 9 months of age, have your vet evaluate him to be sure he does not have a congenital issue but in most cases such as Banjo's, this will resolve once the growth is done around 9 months of age.Does that make sense to you?
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