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    Has anyone run into this before? I have a 2 year old blue and never once had an incident with him jumping out of the back of the truck before. Yeasterday he cartwheeled off the side at 20mph in the neighborhood on the way to the park. I took him to my vet but they said he'd have to see a...
  2. Health & Nutrition
    I'm starting to suspect that Squirt has a luxating patella in his right hind. He's started doing the telltale "skip" with that leg. I've always worried that he'd have some issues in his hind end somewhere since he's so cow-hocked and a structural nightmare. We have an appointment with our vet...
  3. Health & Nutrition
    Beastley is scheduled for surgery on the 20th. We had no choice, he is rarely using his leg and limping on 3 legs. I am at my wits ends. I'm not sure what to expect or how to prepare for it. Beastley has never been in a crate since he has been with us even though we use C&R methods. He has his...
  4. Health & Nutrition
    I took Beastley in for a "cold tail" and also mentioned he has been raising his right rear leg but we tell him to sit and then he walks normally. He felt his knee and did xrays and he said he had a luxating patella. He said I could get a second opinion with a orthopedic surgeon if we wanted but...
  5. Health & Nutrition
    My baby Nico was hit by a car last month( the woman had no remorse "are you ok, i have an appointment).We live on backroad and he was not IN the road. She lives on this road as well and speeds by as if noone is around! Thank god it wasnt My child even though my heart stopped as if it was when i...
  6. General Discussion
    Ellis was playing out in the snow last week and hurt his leg. So I was resting him and thought he seemed to be getting better. This morning he was holding his leg up and I could see that his knee cap was out of palce ,so I pushed it back in. We are going to try resting him for 3 weeks to see...
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