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My dog just had to be put down by a Vet.. She was a hair and

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my dog just had to be put down by a Vet.. She was a long hair and infested in anus with maggots. I just wanted to figure out what went wrong. She was 15 so she had a good life. She was a country dog.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. How old is just?
Customer: Dog was named Rose. 15 years old.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Rose?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 6 months ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today.

Can you tell me more about what happened prior to her needing to be euthanized? The maggots were obviously laid by flies so there was likely some necrotic tissue on her back end that attracted them to begin with. Did she have any diarrhea? Open wounds?