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I have a 13 year old Chihuahua. He has suffered a stroke and

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I have a 13 year old Chihuahua. He has suffered a stroke and is now blind. He does not seem to be in pain but his quality of life has seriously deteriorated. I live in a small town about 90 miles away from the nearest large city. I love him dearly but know it is his time. I have Ace. Is it safe and humane to put him down myself?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the Chihuahua's name?
Customer: Gyzmo. He has been in the family since birth.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Gizmo?
Customer: No. Until the stroke he was fine happy dog.
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 4 months ago.

Hi, this is DR. Gabby. How were you planning on putting him down. If you give him a lot of ace he most likely will not pass. He will just get really sleepy and he could start having seizures.