Q. sam our 10 yr springer is making good recovery after having IMHA for the past 5 months he is now of all medication but has become very lame in one his

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A. This is not likely to be related to the IMHA disease or treatment. you should bring him to the vet in order to perform a full physical examination and try accessing where the pain is coming from exactly. i'm assuming he is not 4 months old like you have filled in the info if the treatment lasted 5 months, if he is older and probably slightly overweight that could have something to do with it as well.

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