Into my worst nightmare. Today we were invited to the inlaws for sunday dinner. We decided that wed take a gentle stroll up there and take the dogs with us (its about...35 minutes walk away and with jess' HD, we decided to take it slowly...even though its a walk shes done lots of times!) got there, jess was fine, showed no signs of pain, the kids were fussing her, shed done her 'rounds' as usual. after about...35 mins we asked if MIL would watch the dogs whilst we nipped to sainsburys to get the dogs some dinner (as wed stupidly forgotten theirs and we normally stay quite late!) went shop, came back...MIL had taken some pics of kai so we were looking through them in the garden...and then all of a sudden jess collapsed, she was laid flat out, with her back legs both straight out and panting like no bodys business. reassured her and she calmed down, slowed her breathing but her back legs were STILL straight out. we decided to get her up but support her back end. it was like she was paralised. she couldnt bend her 'worse' back leg, all the muscles had tensed and it was locked in place, the other one had movement but wasnt right, she tried to take a step but fell over, her foot wasnt working and had bent back on its self. It went on for around 25 minutes. we were massaging her hip, and knee joints but it wasnt working, MIL got a hot water bottle wrapped in a tea towel which seemed to help. slowly (and i mean majorly slowly) she could support her own weight, but her leg was still locked in position. we took her inside and laid her down in the living room. then all of a sudden she jumped up....and started walking round as normal (if very stiff/lame and sore!) Iv tried to ring the vets but so far had no luck in getting through...it was almost as though shed trapped a nerve, it stopped as quickly as it had come on....and now 45 mins later shes back to her old self...MIL gave us a lift home and shes had some metacam and is now fast asleep. Poor girly didnt half give me a fright today, trip to the vets ASAP (once i get hold of them!) me thinks, for some more metacam and to discuss what they think it could of been!