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My dog is about 9 years old and today my husband noticed a
my dog is about 9 years old and today my husband noticed a limp....thought he hadn't been eating a lot recently and then noticed he has lost about 5-6 lbs (unknown over how much time).....what is the … read more
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Last night my dog was playing and all of a sudden she came in and wasn't putting weight on her back leg. This morning her leg and hip area are very swollen and she still doesn't want to bear weight on… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My 6 month old French Bulldog was just got an x-ray on her
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healthy weight, 10 year old male dog (german shepherd, chow,
healthy weight, 10 year old male dog (german shepherd, chow, golden mix) has lived very active lifestyle. walks everyday, dog park adventures, etc. one day he started favoring his back right leg. it l… read more
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My dog had two femoral head operations which resulted in having
My dog had two femoral head operations which resulted in having lameness before and in between operations with loss of muscle mass in her right hind leg. She is a lot better now and is having hydrothe… read more
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Gen B.
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Bachelor's Degree
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Hello, My dog is an 8 year old boxer. Several months ago she
Hello, My dog is an 8 year old boxer. Several months ago she fell down a river bank and had difficulty getting out. The next day she was lame in her rear right leg. Since then she has weeks of being f… read more
Dr. Ann M.
Dr. Ann M.
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,534 satisfied customers
my dog whom is 9 yrs is holding left hind leg up and can not
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Deb Jankura
Deb Jankura
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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great dane: hips..couch..weight on his hind leg, he was fine..acts
I have a 1 1/2 year old great dane, I know they have hips issues, my concern is, he got up off the couch and now will not put any weight on his hind leg, he was fine earlier. He will not put any weigh… read more
Brad Craig DVM
Brad Craig DVM
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
10 satisfied customers
My 6 yr old pitbull/lab is lame in her hind end. She will
My 6 yr old pitbull/lab is lame in her hind end. She will let me massage and apply heat to her but, wont let me touch her hind quarters the muscle area close to her rectum running down the back of her… read more
Dr. Brian
Dr. Brian
Doctoral Degree
94 satisfied customers
dog: putting pressure on her back right leg..seemed ok..came home
my dog is crying when putting pressure on her back right leg, she had a big run this morning and seemed ok, when i came home an hour later she was in pain and hobbling/crying. it doesnt seem broke, is… read more
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Dr. Andy
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Doctoral Degree
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Tracy M
Tracy M
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Bachelor's Degree
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shar pei / lab cross: that weighs..healthy..limping..right hind leg
I have a seven year old sharpei/lab cross that weighs about 35lbs. He is relatively healthy except one day he began limping. It''s been approximately a week and he still has not been putting much pres… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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dog: is 10 years old and has had joint problems..hip problems
my dog cub is 10 years old and has had joint problems for about 5 years. he''s gone to 5 vet so far, #1 thought he had mild hip diplaysia, #2 Dident think he had any hip problems and operated on cub a… read more
Dr. G
Dr. G
Doctoral Degree
102 satisfied customers
My dog has a swollen right rear ankle, what should I do
Moses jumped 8-10 feet down to pavement today and hit hard. He is a Black Lab mix, approx 60lbs, 10lbs overweight. He is 7-8yrs old and active, walks 3-4 times per week. His right rear ankle is swolle… read more
Dr. K
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Doctoral Degree
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dog: has been caring one of his hind legs for a couple months..acl
My dog has been caring one of his hind legs for a couple months. He only carries it while trotting. I took him to the Vet, and she thought it was a partially torn ACL! What will the outcome of that be… read more
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michele
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dogs: last 5 days..3 year old female..active..weight on her hind legs
I've been watching my neighbor's dogs for the last 5 days. Everything has been going well until this morning. The oldest of the two, a 2-3 year old female Pit Bull, who normally is very very active, d… read more
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We have a boxer that is 4 months old. Two days ago he ...
We have a boxer that is 4 months old. Two days ago he stopped using his back hind leg. He holds it up, he doesn't holler or yelp when you touch it. We took him to our Vet and he put him on some anti-i… read more
Joni
Joni
Certified Veterinary Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
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dog: has been limping..discomfort in her left hind leg..sensitive
for two days my dog has been limping and seems to have discomfort in her left hind leg. Until today, she was bearing all weight on that leg. It appears her foot is swollen and is sensitive to the touc… read more
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