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    Default My bulldog walks on his tiptoes...

    Hi all I am new to the bulldog world!! I have a 9 wk old puppy and he walks on his front tiptoes.. I read that this could be a genetic defect. He has a vet apt tomorrow but I wanted to see if anyone knows anything about this.

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    Welcome...I have never heard of that. Please let us know what the vet says

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    Wow! I've not heard about this either! Please share your info!

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    Hi @EmmittPylate -- welcome to EBN and the wonderful world of bulldogs! I never heard of the tip-toes before either. I do not of curled toes/paws being a neurological issue... PLEASE keep us posted on what the vet tell you.

    Also, please post pictures of your new baby!
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    Default Re: My bulldog walks on his tiptoes...

    i don't know about dogs but in humans, kids walking on their toes is a sign of neurological problem


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    Ok so I just got back from the vet and he said that its just his bones are growing faster than his tendons so its making him stand on his tiptoes. As he grows they will go back to normal!! Whew what a relief!

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    Good News indeed!

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    That's a huuuuuge relief!

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    Phew, great to hear that he's ok. Now where are the pics? lol. And welcome! Glad you found us!
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    That is definitely a relief ... I have never come across that before!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by EmmittPylate View Post
    Ok so I just got back from the vet and he said that its just his bones are growing faster than his tendons so its making him stand on his tiptoes. As he grows they will go back to normal!! Whew what a relief!
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    Glad to hear he is doing OK, plus welcome to the site.
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