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I know what you are going through with the crate time and leased potty walks only. We just did that for six weeks because of surgery to repair a torn ACL and giving it time to heal. You might also want to try using a ramp if you have any steps at all and it helps with getting in out out of the car as well. Thankfully Bogie did OK with the confinment, and did not fuss to much. He chewed on bully sticks to help occupy him. We did a lot of keeping him leashed beside us and sat on the floor with him with lots of loving and belly rubs while we watched TV. My husband said he was going to develop rear end callouses before this was over. Just hang in there and I hope Lily will be OK. Keep us posted.
 

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I'm not an expert, but doesn't sound like Pano, which is an inflamation of the long bones in the legs. It tends to move from one leg to another, can happen more than once, and is usually noticed when there is sudden limping on a leg with no sign of injury or trauma. This does show up on x-rays. We just went through our second round of Pano with Bogie which was treated with 10 days of crate rest and Deramaxx. He's fine now.
I know when we first started researching the Basset Hound breed and talked to Basset owners, breeders, and our vet, they cautioned us about the stairs (we have a two story home) and jumping down from furniture and in and out of cars with young Bassets. They can often damage the growth plates in their leg bones, and they told us to not allow them to do this until they were at least a year old. Bassets are heavy on the front which increases the risk of damaging the growth plates when they are young.
 
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