Frequent question: Can Lyme disease cause lameness in dogs?

Limping โ€” Lyme disease can cause swollen, painful joints. This is the biggest indicator of the disease since the other symptoms are so common โ€“ as youโ€™ll see in a minute. If your pet starts limping or showing signs of lameness thatโ€™s important signal. How long does lameness last in dogs with Lyme disease? Many …

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How do I help my dog with lameness?

In many cases of limping, there will be no external signs. If this is the case for your dog and the limping is not severe, try to keep him quiet and comfortable. Encourage your dog to rest and do not take him for a walk or run. Do not allow your dog to exercise or …

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Is lameness in dogs curable?

Very often there is no cure, so careful management of the condition under the care of a vet can help improve the quality of the dogโ€™s life. Most reputable breeders now do screening for the conditions to help reduce the chance of it being inherited. Lameness in older dogs is often due to arthritis setting …

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