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  1. TheLost

    This site is cathartic...

    I spent the weekend freaking out over (my dog) Kevin's leg. As he gets into his golden years i know at some point his body will give out before his spirit. Last week he started limping more than normal... and by the weekend he would hardly walk. I spent all last night awake worried what...
  2. Y

    English Bulldog too skinny

    Hello, I just recently got my english bulldog 2 days ago and i just feel like he’s too skinny. any tips on how to fatten up a bit. you can see his ribs and his hip bones a bit. inserting picture for reference. :unsure:
  3. S

    EBD Puppy - Hip Dysplasia Surgery?

    Hi all- Been lurking around here for a few months for general advice on the breed... Unfortunately, per some recent x ray results, my little guy has pretty bad hip dysplasia on both sides. I brought him in because he sways a lot when he walks... also, after playing at the dog park the other...
  4. G

    Dog Constantly Jumping!

    Izellah is a good dog, I'm not going to lie but I'm at a loss on how to fix this problem I'm having with her and it's driving me crazy. She has these moments of "outburst" where she will go nuts and won't listen to anyone or anything we have to say. When she isn't having these burst of energy...
  5. E

    Hip dysplasia

    So the other day watson was limping a bit so i brought him to 24 hour hospital and they suspected a slipped disc...hes been on prednisone and gabapentin since and weening off..looks to be 100% maybe 90% at worst right now. Upon doing xray at the hospital the vet told me he has severe hip...
  6. Zedsded

    Leg hip problems what are the symptoms?

    We have noticed over the last few weeks Dudley’s back legs, mainly his left one are slipping backwards slightly when he walks on our wooden floors. To be honest it could of been going on longer but we didn’t notice it but now we are purposely looking out for it. Obviously our floors are slippy...
  7. walterenglishbulldog

    MY BULLDOG IS UNBELIEVABLY SUPER ACTIVE LIKE A LAB

    Hi , My English bullydog, is super active that he wants to run and play outside ALL THE TIME. I do it with him but I am scared that he might have joint problems. IS this an issue with you where your bulldog is super duper active? I just want to know if there's vitamins for joints that you give...
  8. MamaAndi

    I HAVE BEEN ADOPTED! ~Scooter~English Bulldog Available for Adoption in Illinois

    Hi folks! My name is Scooter (foster Daddy calls me Scoot-Scoot). And yes, my name is due to the way I walk, which is more of a scoot due to my front legs. See, I was born with deformed front legs which were never fixed, and over time arthritis has set in and they are locked in position. I also...
  9. M

    5 month old bully with popping hips

    I'm new to this site and this is my first post. I'm trying To navigate on my smart phone so I apologize If I'm posting in the wrong place. My Mabel was born May 3rd and I took her home July 4th. We drove out of state and reviewed her very impressive bloodline. We paid, what we considered, a...
  10. LolaLouise

    Lola's rear end is clunking

    Lola is 9 months old and I started to hear clunking or knuckle cracking type noises coming from her rear end when she walks. Her legs must not be in her hip sockets right or something, because I can also set my hand on her hind end and feel the clicking when she walks. You can feel and hear the...
  11. KING OLLIE HOUSE of BULLDOG

    Update on Ollie

    Ollie had his follow-up vet appointment on Monday. His injured leg was most likely muscle pull. After a week of crate and Rimadyl, it's fine. Now onto the bigger issue, the right hip dysplasia...We need to do the consult with the orthopedic surgeon. We have insurance. The best advice I...
  12. KING OLLIE HOUSE of BULLDOG

    Really Bad JuJu and Other Not Good Stuff

    It's impossible to keep this short. As everyone knows ad nauseam, Ollie(neutered) has played daily with Bigly(intact) for over a year. I have had concerns over Bigly continually humping Ollie, penis out, full bore on. oscarmayer gave me some advice I should have followed better. My dog...
  13. MamaAndi

    AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION! ~Adelyn~Special Needs English Bulldog Available for Adoption in Oklahoma

    Gender: F Age: 3 Restrictions: SPECIAL NEEDS- Cardiac, No Pets Adoption Fee: $500...
  14. K

    New to group......Bulldog needs to lose weight. Help

    Hi, Grandpaw is almost 4 yrs old, he’s an Old English Bulldog, when we first adopted him he had some medical issues. First, his nostrils were too small and he had to get them surgically opened, second one testicle dropped, he needed surgery to remove the one that didn’t , third he has hip...
  15. TooTooMommy

    Epidrual injections of steroids for spinal arthritis

    Hello everybully :) Ugh, we are struggling A LOT with treatment options for our precious, 8-year-old Sophie. We already knew she has a subluxating patella (floating kneecap), plus, since she's almost 8 (WHERE did EIGHT years go ! ? ! !?...) we assume she has general arthritis. In the last...
  16. C

    Help Needed! Hip Dysplasia in 16 week old puppy

    Hi Everyone, I am a new Bully mum, my boy Diesel is only 16 weeks old, he has just been diagnosed with severe hip dysplasia by the orthopaedic specialist. They have said his hips are that bad he is NOT a candidate for the JPS operation, the plan is physio and hydrotherapy to build up the...
  17. Hceril

    Help please!

    So while wearing her diaper (while in heat) she got an abrasion on her hip/leg. I feel so bad.... the site has healed and doesn’t look infected to me at all, it’s pretty much dried up after the scab fell off, just pink and no hair at the moment . I am hoping her hair grows back in the spot...
  18. O

    Diagnosed with Hip dysplasia

    Hello, Today my darling was diagnosed with hip dysphasia. I knew it was coming, because of his limping, but it’s so hard to swallow, he is such a sweetheart and has brought so much joy into our life, when he’s in pain it hurts. The vet has not get taken his x-ray, will be going to...
  19. P

    Pumba has knee surgery two days ago

    So our 9 month old Pumba finally had his knee surgery. He is in antibiotic and pain meds with a bandage around the right leg from toes to hip. I am trying desperately to keep him calm and minimal movements but it is becoming increasingly difficult as he hears the sounds in the house and wants to...
  20. C

    General Question When do you say goodbye?

    My Bulldog is 8, but he is an old 8. He was a rescue and I did not know much of his health history. needless to say, 7 years later he has. Been the MOST expensive dog I have ever owned but worth every penny. I love him to pieces. Unfortunately, his eyes has been a major issue for years. Two...
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