Limping | Colorado Toy & Mini Aussies | Miniature Australian Shepherd - Fountain, CO


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Posted March 08, 2018

What causes a dog to become lame? 


This is a very common problem and can be caused by a variety of issues. They can include but are not limited to: 


• Torn nail

• Sprain

• Soft tissue injury

• Fracture or broken bone 

• Torn ligament

• Bone tumor or cancer



These are just a few of the things that can cause lameness in a dog. If your dog/puppy becomes lame, please take them to the vet as soon as you can and take necessary steps to help them.