Did the dog start limping? Unfortunately, this happens often. Sometimes the cause is on the surface: an injury, a splinter in the foot, or a recent injection. And sometimes the owner throws up his hands in bewilderment: there are no visible injuries, and the pet suddenly stopped leaning on the paw! Why is this happening? What to do in such cases?
The dog is limping: causes and prevention
Lameness can occur due to a huge number of reasons. They can be divided into two main groups: external and internal.
External causes include mechanical damage: cuts, abrasions, injuries (dislocations, fractures, bruises, etc.), cracks on the paw pads, splinters, injections, insect bites. Continue reading