Pain while moving or limping can be a sign of anything from a mild sprain or strain to a serious orthopedic or neurological issue. A mild episode of pain that resolves quickly may not need a trip to the veterinarian, but pain severe enough to cause your pet to not want to walk or not use a limb should be evaluated.
When to visit VCA Urgent Care
When to seek emergency care
We recommend visiting an emergency hospital if your pet is experiencing any of the following: