Dog

Get your dog care questions answered by Experts

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

She’s a very active 4 year old Doberman and for the past two…

Customer Question
She’s a very active...

She’s a very active 4 year old Doberman and for the past two days she has been favoring her front left paw and limping, I checked her paw pad and there is a cut

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Is the dog bleeding a lot?

No bleeding

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

Roux

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Question
Answered in 2 minutes by:
11/13/2017
Dog Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 8 months ago
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse
Category: Dog
Satisfied Customers: 12,260
Experience: 15 yrs experience in vet med, 8 in emergency med. Founder of a non-profit animal rescue
Verified

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Ask Your Own Dog Question
Dog Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 8 months ago

Is she licking at all?

Can you share pictures of the cut?

Ask Your Own Dog Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a dog specialistLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Dr. Gary Your Own Question
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog
Satisfied Customers: 3,044
3,044 Satisfied Customers
Experience: DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ

Dr. Gary is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

You are a light at the end of scary tunnel when $ are tight, but people need professional help to turn to for help with their dear pets!

LinhCharleston, WV

$1,000 spent at his vet, and I finally get the correct diagnosis from Nancy Holmes for $15

CarolCedar Hill, MO

I think this is the greatest web site in the world. Thanks to all!

JudyNew Haven, CT

I have referred several friends to your web site. I'm impressed with how easy it is to use your site, the Experts available and the quickness of answers.

NinaUSA

I am completely pleased with the quick response that I received in our time of need for our dog, Jasmine. I couldn't believe how quick the response was and I thank you. It's good to know you're there!!

Jasmine's MomUSA

Please let everyone involved with your site know that your Expert, Dr. Lucy, has saved my dog's life. I will recommend your site to all my pet loving friends. Thank you again for simply being there!

Sonya GEasley, SC

Last night my Expert spent close to 3 hours working with me on my dog's illness. Thank you so much for this opportunity to share in her care and knowledge!

Cathie MPompano Beach, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

3,044 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ

Joan

Joan

Vet Tech

5,537 satisfied customers

Vet Tech for over 35+ years working w/Dogs/Rescues

Candy

Candy

Veterinary Technician

7,973 satisfied customers

Practicing Veterinary Technician for 26 years.Former Veterinary Practice Owner, Technician Trainer

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Small Animal Veterinarian.

5,193 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

4,911 satisfied customers

UC Davis Graduate, Interests: Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Pain Management

Theresa

Theresa

A Voice for Your Pet

4,705 satisfied customers

19+ years experience in small animal medicine

Dr. Drew

Dr. Drew

Veterinarian

3,294 satisfied customers

Small Animal Medicine and Surgery

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Questions
My dog is lightly limping, it's obvious that she is favoring
My dog is lightly limping, it's obvious that she is favoring her front left leg. I thoroughly checked Her paws, there are no rocks/stickers, cuts,broken nails. I don't see any swelling in any are of h… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,413 satisfied customers
My 3 y/o GSD has been limping on her right hind leg for about
My 3 y/o GSD has been limping on her right hind leg for about a week. I just rescued her about 5 weeks ago. I have known her for about three months total and never noticed her to limp. It started afte… read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
569 satisfied customers
pit bull: that she was licking her left , front paw..stiff..limping
I noticed while walking my 2-3 year old pitbull that she was licking her left, front paw. It was the morning of first cold day of fall and even I felt a little stiff. Anyway, when we completed the wal… read more
Candy
Candy
Veterinary Technician
7,973 satisfied customers
So, Im pretty sure I wrapped my dogs paw too tight last night.
So, I'm pretty sure I wrapped my dog's paw too tight last night. I was cutting his nails last night and accidentally nicked the quick. I first left it open once I thought I got the bleeding under cont… read more
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,294 satisfied customers
My 18month old english mastiff is limping on his front right
My 18month old english mastiff is limping on his front right paw. We have felt all the bones and he didn't even wimper, we also examined in between and found no foreign objects, bite marks or cuts. Th… read more
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,294 satisfied customers
dachshund: My 5-year..front left leg..paw, leg, shoulder, etc
My 5-year old dachsund has started to favor her front left leg. she is limpning and holds it up when she is sitting. I have squeezed the paw, leg, shoulder, etc with no sign of pain. Not sure if it is… read more
Jane Lefler
Jane Lefler
Dog Behaviorist/Trainer/Breeder/Health
3.75 GPA 36cr. Multiple Tech traini
dog: front paw..limping and can only seem to walk in soft dirt.
My dog has a torn paw pan od ther front paw. It looks like a blsiter that has torn. She is limping and can only seem to walk in soft dirt. What can I do for her paw and discomfort? She is a 62lb Stand… read more
Lisa
Lisa
Certified Veterinary Technician
Associate Degree
15,483 satisfied customers
golden retriever: one year old..s front paw..limping..favoring
My one year old lab golden retriever's front paw was stepped on by a small child, it's now swollen and she's limping. But, it doesn't seem to be affecting her wanting to play and run and she doesn't s… read more
Terri
Terri
Healthcare/behavior specialist
Private
22,458 satisfied customers
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel: limp..10 months old..broken bones
My Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Lola, seems to have developed a limp or a joint problem. Lola is not even 10 months old. However, we've checked for the obvious (cuts, broken bones, things caught in … read more
NancyH
NancyH
Pet/Animal Care Expert
Bachelor Degree
19,712 satisfied customers
I have a 3 year old doberman and last week she was limping
I have a 3 year old doberman and last week she was limping for about 5 days. I took her to the vet last Saturday and the vet did not find anything broken or out of place. She gave me some aspirin for … read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
185 satisfied customers
Lab: has suddenly started limping today on one..front paws..active.
My 1.5 yr old Lab has suddenly started limping today on one of his front paws. It does not appear to be pad related. He is very active. I saw him limping a bit this morning, but we still played ball a… read more
Walter
Walter
Just Answer Consultant
6,024 satisfied customers
lab: My 3 year..last night and came home with a cut paw..limping
My 3 year old lab was out in the timber with my sons last night and came home with a cut paw. It is the large pad in the middle. She was limping, so we checked her out and found that almost a full cir… read more
Jane Lefler
Jane Lefler
Dog Behaviorist/Trainer/Breeder/Health
3.75 GPA 36cr. Multiple Tech traini
We took our dog for a walk on a sandy trail with some stones
We took our dog for a walk on a sandy trail with some stones up a hill, no probles (45 minutes) after we got home she started to lick her left paw. She started to limp with the left front leg a little… read more
Walter
Walter
Just Answer Consultant
6,024 satisfied customers
golden retriever: My 2 year..started limping 2 days..favoring..paws
My 2 year old golden retriever male started limping 2 days ago. Seems to be favoring his left front leg. Ican''t find anything wrong with his paws. Is this most likely a ligamentous injoury ?. He is v… read more
Joan
Joan
Vet Tech
Private
5,537 satisfied customers
dog: right front leg..jump on the couch, even though she is limping.
My dog has been limping off and on for several days. She's limping on her right front leg. She can still jump on the couch, even though she is limping. Sometimes she will put weight on the leg. She wi… read more
Jane Lefler
Jane Lefler
Dog Behaviorist/Trainer/Breeder/Health
3.75 GPA 36cr. Multiple Tech traini
golden who is 10...started limping..front left leg..seem to bother her
i have a golden who is 10. she started limping last night (not putting any weight on her front left leg). when i touch her leg it does not seem to bother her. she went on a long walk the other day, pe… read more
Jane Lefler
Jane Lefler
Dog Behaviorist/Trainer/Breeder/Health
3.75 GPA 36cr. Multiple Tech traini
My three year old black lab has periodically limped around ...
My three year old black lab has periodically limped around not putting weight on his hind leg. Usually this only lasted a short time. Two days ago, he began favoring the same leg but this time he cont… read more
Jane Lefler
Jane Lefler
Dog Behaviorist/Trainer/Breeder/Health
3.75 GPA 36cr. Multiple Tech traini
dog: came home..has been limping and favoring one leg..keeps licking
Hi! I came home one day and my dog has been limping and favoring one leg. When I examined the dogs paws, it looks like the paws (black part) has a little piece peeling and when I touch it with a littl… read more
Animal Eyes
Animal Eyes
Veterinary Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
968 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x