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We have been having some issues with Teddy, our nine year old boy. He has been favoring his right rear leg recently and has lost ten pounds. He is avoiding steps (but has always hated steps, ever since he came to us). The only finding on x-rays (under sedation) was some 'flattening' of the head of the femur. No other signs of possible osteosarcoma were present. Our vet didn't really know what to make of this finding, and thinks it could be from a possible old injury or osteoarthritis. All his lab/urine studies came back within normal limits. The vet feels that this is not something serious or
The weather was pretty mild here yesterday so Sweep ran a little harder and a little longer than usual yesterday afternoon, and then I think her evening walk on top of that *really* did her in. She's been limping badly since about 7 p.m. and when there was no noticeable improvement this morning, we took her to the vet. (She was due for her annual checkup anyway and with them being closed on Sundays, I thought better safe than sorry.) The vet checked her legs, toes, pads, spine, and neck and did not feel anything out of the ordinary. Sweep whined a bit when both front feet were being examined,
First off - we're heading to the vet in 2 hours. But I'm really worried about my boy, and was hoping for advice. I had just typed out a gigantic post, and hit a key and lost it. So this will be the abridged version. Monday, December 10 - Mork breaks a toe, and is given 14 days of Rimadyl every 12 hours. No side effects, he's his same goofy, Morky self (with a splint). Monday, December 24 - Mork gets last dose of Rimadyl that morning, and by Tuesday is noticibly painful and much gimpier Weds, December 26 - Vet visit for splint re-check (it had already been changed 2 times to watc