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My elderly dog has lost s sight and hearing also lost half

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my elderly dog has lost his sight and hearing also lost half of his body weight also has a grade 6 heart murmer he does a lot of pacing around but still eating just need some advice wether I am doing right by keeping him with lots of tlc
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

Hi Karen, I am so sorry to hear that Jack is not well.

From what I've read in your original post, Jack is not seeing nor hearing well, he has an advanced heart murmur, he paces quite a bit but still maintaining normal function.

Your post mentioned coughing, but wasn't explicit. Is he coughing?
Has any labwork been run to determine if there is any organ dysfunction or other abnormality?

Is Jack otherwise comfortable?

With this additional info, I'll be best able to help you.

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