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I am sorry to hear about your dog having distemper. Were any tests done to confirm this is distemper? I ask because it is unusual to see distemper in adult dogs. Had he never been vaccinated?
There are other things that can cause the symptoms you describe, such as meningitis, brain tumor, low thyroid, liver disease, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure.
If this is distemper, and it has gone to his brain, there is no known treatment. NDV (Newcastle Disease Virus, a disease of chickens) has been talked of, but disproven, as a treatment for distemper. It still persists on the internet as a treatment, but is not effective. One of the claims is that Newcastle Disease Virus is a morbillivirus, like distemper virus, and it isn't.
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