October 3, 2013

Limp

When you come home to your dog limping and there are no signs of trauma or disruptions in the house, can be very frustrating and mind boggling. All I can think is, how in the heck did you do this to yourself? I almost feel like a detective, walking around the house looking for clues, any hint of what she did. My search has found nothing...

The dog in question is sweet Grace. Poor girl. Although, she seems just about unphased by her hurt paw, "trying" to get the zoomies and play with Riley. I say "trying" because I wouldn't let her and she seemed so confused on why, but I think she forgave me when I gave her extra cuddles.


I poked, prodded, squeezed, pulled and examined her shoulder, leg and paw and found no signs of discomfort other then the limping, but I think the limping is being caused by something with her toe(s), because when she stretches, she won't extend her right toes... I went ahead and iced her leg last night and as of later this morning, she is putting weight on it off and on, but still favoring it. We have an appointment to see the vet this afternoon and hopefully it is just a sprain and we get sent home with nothing more then an anti-inflammatory.

Being such a good girl and icing her leg.

4 comments:

  1. Thank you for the well-wishes for Jimmy! It can be so hard to tell what hurts with a dog! You could touch the spot dead-on and they will pretend it didn't hurt. And just wait until you get to the vet! All the adrenaline that brings totally banishes the pain, and the vet can't find anything!

    Good Luck. Hope your girl is better asap!

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    1. Thanks! Yes, knowing our luck the vet won't be able to find anything, just like when you bring the car to the mechanic, go to the doctor for a cough.... sigh. Maybe I will show the vet the video, so she can see the limp was for real!

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  2. Oh, I hope it's nothing serious. Hope the vet has some answers and she's all good again. What cute pups you have!

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