Q. Yesterday afternoon we noticed our dog limping and since then he has been very lethargic. He's drinking but not eating much. Just sleeps all day.

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A. Restrict his activity to just walks to eliminate. Avoid excessive running, jumping or playing. Offer a bland diet (boiled boneless/skinless chicken and plain white rice) in small amounts. Serve it warm or mix in baby food to stimulate the appetite. If the symptoms persist, your veterinarian should see him.

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