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How long has leila had this problem?
Ok that's fine ...
Soft tissue injuries such as strains or sprains are very common in the dog and often cause limping. Many of them will resolve in a couple of days with complete rest and an anti-inflammatory drug such as aspirin.
On a short term home remedy basis aspirin would be much safer and more effective than the other human over the counter anti-inflammatory / painkillers, and this drug is sometimes prescribed in the dog for soft tissue injuries such as strains or sprains.
A typical dose rate would be 5 mg per pound of your dog's body weight twice daily. The judgment whether to dose with aspirin is of course up to you but here is a link to a web page with all the facts you might need including contraindications : LINK
thats good to no she is a very active dog so trying to keep her still is murder thank u for your help
Of course part of the treatment would also be two or three days complete rest and then a gradual return to exercise.
Of course if your dog does not quickly improve or you become further concerned you should then seek immediate hands on veterinary help.
ok will do tyvm x