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Second opinion] My yorkie's left front paw is going limp,and bending when he walks. He is not whimpering, or does not seem to be in pain, but it is interfering with his ability to walk

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?

Yes it doesn't appear to be a wound. Also, it appears to be coming and going.

Veterinarian's Assistant: The Expert will know what to do. What is the Yorkie's name and age?

Prince, 9 years old

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the Yorkie's name?

Prince. He was fine this morining

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Prince?

He is taking meds for an enlarged prostate, just an anti inflammatory, but he showed signs of this condition at a lessor level for about 10 weeks. we told the vet,

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