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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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He is having trouble walking. Likely his hips, Yes and their

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He is having trouble walking. Likely his hips
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: Yes and their is not. He is an older German Shepard
JA: The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Probie and I think he is 7 but I got him 3 and half years ago from the pound
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Probie?
Customer: he has lost weight over the last couple weeks
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 11 months ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today. Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?

1) Please describe to me what this difficulty looks like.
2) Is Probie on any joint supplements or medical?
3) Have any diagnostics been performed on his spine and hips? x-rays?

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