my rottweiler is now 5 months old but when he was 1 and half months old one days he showed a sign of pain in front legs which lasted for 10-12 days.
i contacted my vet doctor, they took out the x ray and all that but it was all fine. after 10-12 days he started walking properly but i still finds him shaking his front leg some time can you suggest me plz……..
Rottweilers are large, heavy dogs and when they’re puppies and adolescents, their growth can be very rapid…. and sometimes erratic.
This means that they do have a tendency to develop ‘growing pains’ and suffer from temporary bouts of stiffness or pain, even limping, which is usually self-limiting and gets better without treatment. Obviously there are also serious bone/joint issues such as hip dysplasia, or cruciate-ligament tears and so on.
It sounds to me as though your pup may be experiencing bouts of Panosteitis, which involves inflammation of the bones in young and growing pups. It can cause limping, pain and even occasionally loss of appetite or a low grade fever.
Luckily, it’s not a condition that causes long-term problems and most pups ‘outgrow’ Pano as they mature. However, in severe or long-lasting cases a vet may prescribe anti-inflammatory medications and it’s advisable to limit activity for your pup when he’s in pain or limping.
Of course, I’m not a vet and I can’t say for sure what’s causing his symptoms, so if you’re concerned I’d recommend taking your pup back to your veterinarian for another check up. If X-rays and exam show no signs of injury or serious disease then I expect your pup will recover given time.
Hope this helps. Best of luck with your pup.