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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-19-2013, 11:52 PM Thread Starter
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1 year old GSD limping?

My dog Bentley limps like his front legs are in pain after walking .5mile. If we walk less, he's fine. Recently at the vet getting X-rays, we asked about why he feet go outboard. After doing some research and learning about carpal in dogs, was wondering of this could be a problem that requires surgery, or any natural remedies? Thank You1 year old GSD limping?-imageuploadedbypg-free1358657507.592292.jpg1 year old GSD limping?-imageuploadedbypg-free1358657531.187285.jpg


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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-20-2013, 01:37 AM
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If you are sure it is front legs, I would get elbows and shoulders x-rayed first to rule out issues.
Do you know what panoteitis is?
I also highly recommend finding a good orthopedic specialist before doing anything else.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-20-2013, 01:45 AM
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Hate me now but I always do a prelimb to an OFA, sometimes both. Is your dog in shape? My husband runs miles and I can not even do one
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