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Dog wanting to mate... or serious problem?

October 5th, 2005, 08:02 AM

I have a 4 month old male lab mix puppy..

The past couple of days a strange thing has been happening... I'm not really sure how to describe it..

Every once and awhile he seems to lose the coordination in his back legs and has to sit down.... and I've noticed that every time this happens, his penis comes out of that fold of skin... I'm wondering if he is just wanting to mate (we are getting him neutered in 2 months... should we do this sooner?).. or if this is a sign of a serious problem...

Any insight would be great.


October 5th, 2005, 09:04 AM
This dog has a seriour problem and needs to be seen by a vet asap. Your 4 month old puppy should not be losing function of his legs.

October 5th, 2005, 09:45 AM
Thanks.. I'm bringing him into the vet in about an hour.. hopefully everything will be fine!!

October 5th, 2005, 09:46 AM
Hope you little guy will be okay. :)

October 5th, 2005, 10:23 AM
Please do report back. I am very worried about his back legs. Do you know what the "mix" is with the Lab?

October 5th, 2005, 04:52 PM
How did it go at the vet.

doggy lover
October 5th, 2005, 04:55 PM
Hope your puppy is ok, keep us updated.

October 5th, 2005, 10:51 PM
Yes, I hope this doggy is ok.. I hope it's not his hips or a problem with his nervous system... :fingerscr :fingerscr