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Old August 5th, 2011, 10:25 AM
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You really do need to make that appt sooner than sometime 'within the week', puppyluvv. Not just for the broken bones, but for that infection. Is there a family member you can borrow from to pay for it? Do you have a credit card you can charge it to? Some vets do take payment on installment--so start calling around now and see if you can find one.

By now the bones are knitting and if they're misaligned, it will cause arthritis in the leg. If they need to rebreak and surgically set the bones, it becomes much more expensive. But the only way to tell how it's healing is to have xrays done.

The infection is actually a more immediate problem. If it gets out of control, it could actually be life-threatening.

Unfortunately our members are not vets and unable to address potentially serious health issues like this one. Time is critical - please contact a vet immediately. Good luck, we'll watch for an update on your pet's condition. In keeping with site policy, this thread will now be closed.
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