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Probably a silly question. Can a dog's leg fall asleep after laying on it for awhile?.
 

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OMG i cant believe this, we were just talking about this last night, dresden got up from laying down and wouldnt put his front right paw on the ground, i got him to lay down, rubbed his foot and he was fine....having dogs my whole life and ive never dealt wit thish before
 

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The reason i ask is because sometimes when Josie gets up from a nap she'll start hopping lifting her left rear leg like she's injured.

I did swing by to the vet luckly he had free time on his hands ( lunch break) He checked her joint movements to make sure it's nothing else and she seems fine and not in pain or showing any discomfort. That's when he says sometimes a dog's leg will fall asleep if they lay on one side for awhile. i do have hard floors so he recommended i getting her a bed. If it does continues he says to bring her in for a physical.

It usually only lasts a minute or so and she's fine.
 

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Akbar's back leg, the one he was laying on weirdly, last night probably fell asleep as he woke up with a limp for a few seconds and after he walked around he was walking normal. And he has never limped before so I'm sure dogs also can have legs that fall asleep.
 
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