Possibly, stress of extra weight on leg joints. Ask vet for diet plan and stick to it. No extra treats or leftovers. It may seem harsh but we can kill our pets with too much kindness ans love. The dog is not going to hate you just because you deny him/her treats. Gentle exercise will help with weight loss but should visit vet for advice
Yes that may be the cause but if I knew which leg was affected and a few more details I could offer specific suggestions. Feel free to contact our office if you'd like further help Thank you Dr carol Osborne, DVM
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