What Happens if Your Agility Dog Suffers a Sprain

With all the jumping, climbing and turning that agility dogs do, accidents to the lower limbs can occur.

In fact, your dog can injure their feet and legs just running around and playing in the yard.

If your find your dog limping or see them take a misstep and cry out, your dog may have a sprain.

A sprain can be either a pulled or torn muscle or ligament that requires the leg to be immobilized.

You will want to get your dog to the vet as soon as possible for a diagnosis before the dog is splinted.

This video explains the splinting process so you will know what to expect if your dog suffers a sprain.

It can be helpful if you cannot get to the vet immediately, but proceed with caution and get your dog evaluated as soon as you can.

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