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looks like something with his front left paw - he wont put any weight on it. Poor thing... He's limping around


Otherwise he's being real good - eating, tail wagging etc... Going to call the vet first thing this AM.

Any ideas what it could be? I'm guessing a sprain or something from running around like an idiot with his sister...
 

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Round here we look for sand spurs or cactus needles in the feet. I imagine you've already checked for a foreign body?
Let us know what the vet says-hope he feels better soon!
 

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Yea, we're having a deck built so theres alot of plywood - I havent been able to see a splinter or anything. Poor guy is just so pathetic - cant wait for the vet to open!!!
 

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Whatever it is I hope its not serious! I cant stand seeing him like this!

Pano was my first thought too! I'm taking the day off to bring him to the vet (I'm freaking out a bit). He moans every so often, its a little pathetic


We do have some pictures on the computer I'll have to post soon. We've been busy getting our Italy pics up on the website!
 

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Poor baby hopefully its just a sprain
 

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Good luck, we'll be thinking about you both and sending him lots of get well wishes. Please keep us updated.
 

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Just back from the vets. Its either pano or a sprain. Temp was normal - everything else checked out fine. He's on crate rest and Rimadyl for the next two weeks - if no improvement by next Wed, we go back.

He came home and inhaled his lunch and is napping now.

My poor little man!!!!
 

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Claire We have been giving our young dogs here NuJoint Plus, its a All natural Anti Inflammatory vitamin that is a bit better than what your little guy is getting, Remidal in not good for a dog long term, but we gave our Jero it until I started researching it after a friend brought to our attention. Hope your little guy feels better soon
 

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Chuck - thanks for the info... I dont want to keep him on that long term as I'm well aware of the side effects it could cause.

I'm going to look into NuJoint for both pups... Sasha's pushing 4 now - she's getting to be an old lady
 
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