my 5mth old rottweiler puppy is limping

my 5mth old rottweiler puppy is limping when i take her on walks.. and she keeps having the runs.. but she is not down and poorly.. she her usual happy self.. what colud be the problem?

These two symptoms could be connected…. or be two totally separate conditions, it’s impossible for me to tell I’m afraid.

Large breed puppies like Rottweilers can suffer from ‘growing pains’ because their bones grow so quickly. This correct name for this condition is ‘Panosteitis’ which is basically an inflammation of the bone. This may be what your pup is experiencing and to find out more about this, check out my Panosteitis page.

As for the loose stools, dog diarrhea can be caused by many things, including canine allergies, illnesses, parasites and so on. Only a vet can make a definitive diagnosis and I’d recommend getting your pup an exam/evaluation and a fecal test to try to get to the bottom of this symptom.

Hope this helps, best of luck with your pup.

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Nov 14, 2011


What was wrong? NEW
by: Anonymous

Did you ever find out what was wrong with your puppy?

Oct 30, 2010


inflammation – on joints and bones
by: Girish

hi there, could not locate from which place you are .

as advised by Sue, the best one to advise on whats the actual prob is your vet.

but to help your pup to feel better if you are in India, do consider a soft oil massage on his joints and legs specially after he/she get up from sleep in morning.

if you are in India, (where we have no premium good quality kibbles as on now -(30-10-2010) but we have ayurvedic oils which indeed help in inflammation pains in joints etc.

50:50 proportion mixed Dhanvantri thailam with Murivenna from Kottakkal arya vaidya shala can give lot of relief to your pups inflammation pains as it is used successfully for humans suffering from arthritis, hip and join problems effectively.

where to get the oils in india. refer this link

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