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Hurst. My 11 year old dog is sensitive to the touch on her

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Hello Dr Hurst. My 11...
Hello Dr Hurst. My 11 year old dog is sensitive to the touch on her back and seem to loose control of her hind legs. If touched, he lowers himself downwards and sometimes his left rear leg extends and he seems to loose balance. Sorry if this seems long but I am worried if he has 'slipped disc' syndrome. He is on a low dosage daily rate of 5mg Metacam for pain relief.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: There is no wound on any of his paws.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?
Customer: He was diagnosed with elbow displacia when we bought him. Hence the Metacam.
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog
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