Q. My dog is Maltese x chi and his front leg is growing outward

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A. If he were younger than 2 years, I would suspect an angular limb deformity, caused by a growth plate in the leg stopping growth before the other does. However, as an adult dog I would suspect a growth in the soft tissue or bone, some kind of injury or infection. I recommend getting him seen by your vet as soon as possible for an exam and x-rays.

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