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Hi all,

My four month old Wheaten terrier has developed a limp in his right front leg in the last few days. It comes and goes, but we especially notice it when we are outside for a walk. I have closely examined his paws, pads and nails and don't see any issues there. He also does not seem to be in pain even when I apply light pressure up his leg. The only difference in routine is that he was boarded at a kennel over the weekend and they do have cement floors.

I know you all can't diagnose my dog and we are planning to talk to our vet later this week, but does anyone have any thoughts on what might be the cause. I'm so worried!

Thanks!
 

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Sometimes just a strain from playing. Sometimes Lyme disease can cause limps, among other things. Sometimes feeding too high of a protein/calcium diet to a growing dog can cause it, and it's resolved with a correct diet. That's more common in larger dogs though.

Personally, I'd give it a couple of days, and try to rest him, keep him quiet, and if not resolved, see a vet.
 
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