Q. MY Rottweiler bitch has suddenly developed a extreme swelling of the hind leg and now so bad that I have to carry her to do her toilet

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A. This is very concerning to me and I think she needs to see a veterinarian as soon as possible. There are number of things that this could be an so I think a physical exam by your veterinarian will be a good place to start. They may want to radiograph the leg or they may want to run bloodwork but a good physical exam is always essential

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