bc4ever Posted December 1, 2009 Report Share Posted December 1, 2009 After last night's lameness, Scooter was lying on the floor this morning, unable or unwilling to move. Finally got up and ate, played a little with his toys and seemed to be better. Then, the limping seemed to come back. Didn't follow me up the stairs, just laid there. Took him to the vet and of course he bounced around and jumped up on the seat with no apparent discomfort (adrenalin?). Vet pushed and prodded and could find nothing wrong with the foot. Took x-rays of the knee. Found "a tiny amount of fluid" on the knee and prescribed Rimdadyl for two weeks. This seems to come and go, sometimes barely noticeable but other times he's obviously having trouble walking on the foot/leg, usually after lying down for a while. What's disturbing me the most right now is his lying around, uninterested in anything. He just lies there and stares up at us or falls asleep. Normally, the minute we walk out of the room, he's right behind us. He's eating and drinking, but seems so listless. I'm wondering if he's depressed because all our Thanksgiving guests have gone home. We had three people stop in today, all at different times and he perked right up, seemed his old self--energetic, bright eyed, alert, eager to visit. What am I missing here? What is the vet missing? Should I be asking for different tests? He's never been this way before. I'm really worried there's something else going on. Am I making too much of this? Wouldn't be the first time. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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