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Mindy went lame!!

Yesterday evening my dh and I returned from dinner and Mindy seemed fine. About 15 minutes later she was hobbling on 3 legs-holding her left back leg up. She wasn't running or jumping when it happened- she didn't bark or shriek- she just wouldn't put any weight on it.We thought we would see how she was in the morning rather than take her to the emergency vet which I don't like. Last night she didn't move at all on the bed- she won't walk on it at all this morning. I can't see anything and she doesn't act like she's in pain when I palpate her leg. She's never had any problems with limping before. I'll take her to the vet this morning and see what they say.

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Oh Jocelyn, I am so sorry!! Poor Mindy. I sure hope it isnt anything major. Maybe she just has a little something stuck in her foot pad and it hurts to stand on it?
Please let us know how she makes out .

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Perhaps something happened when you were out and the reaction didn't set in for a little while. I'll be praying for a simple solution for Mindy. Sending healing your way.

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Jocelyn,
I hope your little one is feeling better this morning!!


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Scary.....keep us posted
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Waiting to hear too Jocelyn. Hoping it's something harmless.
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(((Mindy))) Jocelyn I hope she is better this morning

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I hope your little Mindy has nothing wrong. My girl does that when she doesn't want to play anymore and Yogi keeps grapping that leg. The first time I rushed her to the Vet, now I know it is nothing, first time it scared me.

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Jocelyn, I hope mindy is fine. But be sure to ask the vet about tick borne? And treating with doxycycline. Thinking of your both this morning.




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Hope Mindy is back up on all 4 tippy toes very soon.

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