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I just walked my dog and he suddenly yelped then sat down,he

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I just walked my dog and he suddenly yelped then sat down,he carried on walking then kept stopping to look at his back leg,we are now home but now he is holding his front left leg up and seems uncomfortable
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 11 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 11 months ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner, Lesley. Dink's behavior isn't pathognomonic (specifically indicative) of any one particular disorder but I would consider envenomation by flying insect or spider. Have you noticed any swelling in either his back or front leg? Is he licking these areas? May I have an update on Dinks, please?