Why is my dog having trouble jumping?

Why is my dog having trouble jumping?

Injury, trauma can weaken the rear muscles and make it hard for your dog to jump. Old age also can lead to muscle degeneration and joint/bone problems. Toxic poisoning, botulism, diabetes, cancer, and Cushing’s disease are also connected to rear leg weakness.

Why does my dog hesitate to jump on my bed?

If your dog is getting old, she may have arthritis that makes it difficult to jump on the bed. Try providing her with a ramp or steps, and see if that helps her to get up. If your dog is not yet very old yet, you should consult a vet to see what is going on.

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