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Old 10-18-2012, 02:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi. My 7mth Bassett claude is limping on his rear leg. It started Sunday when he was holding his foot away from the floor. We checked his nails, toes, legs etc but couldn't find any reason why. He didn't seem in pain. Then he was ok again Monday. Tuesday was holding foot up again so tried to get him in vets on weds but couldn't get appointment until today. Took hindr to the vets today and they have given him an injection for pain. And I have pain killers for 6 days if no better he will have to have xray next Friday. Vet doesn't think it is broken or anything and thinks he has jarred his hip . Vet doesn't think it is hip dysplasia. He only gave a little cry when she was pulling his leg length ways from behind. He walks but doesn't put foot on floor. He was hobbling yesterday but today only mild limp with reluctance to put foot on the floor. Has anyone had anything like this? Wondered if it could be pano?

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How old is he?
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Maddie would do this [and more] when she was growing and suffering from Panosteitis. Is your dog still growing? He could have a milder form of the Pano. Maddie's case was acute, causing her excruciating pain at times; I will never forget the times she screamed. We were instructed to put her on adult food when she was about 6 months old, to slow her growth rate, and once she was done growing, the problem was cured. Thank god.
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Sorry should have said that Claude Bassett is 7 months old and still growing. Is happier tonight but I think it may be the pain relief. It is very worrying and I hate to see him with a poorly leg. He is such a gorgeous little man.
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The treatment for Maddie was rest, and chewable meds she thought was a treat. I don't remember what they were called; Maddie is 5 now, so it's been a while since we had this problem. We would give her 1/2 of one, and she would visibly relax in relief in a short amount of time, sleep for a bit, then be up and about again with no pain. Quite a dramatic difference with the meds, as she would lie on the couch and groan from the pain before we got the medication.
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pano nearly always starts on a forelimb not a hind one. However his age and sex do increase the odd of him getting it. With Pano th pain in in the middle of the bone on like joint or soft tissue injuries. Squeezing the middle of each long bone in the effected limb will ussually result in some indication of pain when squeezing the effected bone,. us the reaction of the dog when you squeeze the bone on a non affected limb.
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Mikey, that's correct - Maddie did indicate pain in her front legs at first, and then most of the time there, though she did have it in her back legs too.

It was a horrible experience, makes me tear up when I remember how she would cry and a few times, scream from the pain.
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Buford did that as well, his was Pano. Cleared up fairly quickly, but he wouldn't put any weight on his rear left leg at all and even stopped eating and drinking. It was pretty scary.
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It sounds like when Olive partially tore her ACL in her knee. Maybe have the vets consider a torn ACL? It sounds similar to how O acted with that injury and it was in her back leg.


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Doc had the same thing. I went to work in the morning.. before leaving he was fine. I came home 6 hours later and he was holding up his back leg. I OF COURSE panicked.. (he is my boy) .. I called the vet and they told me to bring him in.. (money hungry vet.. $330.00) I called my mothers vet (she has 8 dogs) and he asked me to push and pull on her leg/thigh/hip.. I did and no whimper from Doc. He said give it a few days.. I did and Doc is back to normal.. =) He could have pulled a muscle.. he is a very strong and rough dog..lol
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