Home Care for a Limping Dog

Learn about the common causes of limping in dogs and when to seek help

 Limping Dogs

Gently examine your dog's leg and paw to identify the source of the limp

Assess the Limp

Allow your dog to rest and limit their movement to prevent further injury

Rest and Isolate

Use a cold compress to reduce swelling and inflammation in the affected area.

 Apply Cold Compress

Elevate the injured leg to minimize swelling and discomfort

Elevate the Limb

Never give human pain relievers to dogs without veterinary guidance

Avoid Over-the-Counter Medications

Provide a soft and comfortable bed to support your dog's rest and recovery

Offer Soft Bedding

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