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Q. Front legs hurt, limping, when picked up under the chest dog yelps in pain. Should we go to emergency vet or wait til Mon?

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

A. Have you been in an area with Ticks lately? if she is limping on both front legs from an unknown reason it could be lyme disease or tick fever.

Both diseases are treatable, but recovery and lack of complications is better if caught early.

It can probably wait until Monday, but if you have the possibility take her tomorrow.


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