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My 7 yr old Gsd suddenly couldn't stand up. After about 5

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My 7 yr old Gsd suddenly couldn't stand up. After about 5 minutes she was fine.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:

Has this ever happened before?

Did she seem to have no use of her legs? Back ones only or front ones as well?

Or did she seem faint, wobbly or woozy?

Any known health issues?

Any toxin exposure?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It happened once before about 2 yrs ago. It seemed more like she didn't have use of her back left leg. She was not woozy, she was trying very hard to move, flailing her front paws, trying to stand up. No health issues, no exposure to toxins or drugs.
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Thank you,

So, when this happened, she was mentally normal but just struggling with her back leg?

Was she dragging the back leg? Could she move it at all?

Did she seem painful with it?

Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Patty. How is everything going?
Dr. B.