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Category: Dog
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Experience:  8 years of clinical experience with specialty in veterinary pain management, urology, and geriatrics
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My dog was ok untill he tried to stand, he managed to stand

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My dog was ok untill he tried to stand, he managed to stand but his left hind leg was unable to hold his weight, consequently he lost balance, he has managed to go outside but I had to carry him back he is 12yrs old and has arthritus in his front left leg he has been prescribed Metacam which I stopped 2 wks ago and have been giving him Aloe Vera
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Susan replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Susan :

Hi, I can help you with your question today.

Dr. Susan :

I need to know a bit more information before we proceed.

Dr. Susan :

Did this all begin suddenly today?

Dr. Susan :

Has he had any vomiting or diarrhea?

Dr. Susan :

If you hold his head and watch his eyes, do you notice any strange eye movement?

JACUSTOMER-bd0ukjnd- :

it happened suddenly he's had neither vomiting or diarrhea and has no strange eye movements.

JACUSTOMER-bd0ukjnd- :

happened suddenly but none of the other symptons.

Dr. Susan :

Is he able to put weight on the left hind leg now? Does he drag his toes when he is walking?