Q. When he sits his back legs stick stright out in front has a hard time getting up fromsitting posision

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A. Have him examined by your vet for arthritis or other orthopedic concerns. If he is overweight, get him on a weight loss diet. Encourage low impact exercise such as swimming if possible. Consider supplements such as Cosequin or Dasuquin to provide support and protection for his joints. If necessary, pain management may be prescribed by your vet to provide relief.

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