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There are a couple things that may be causing this behavior. One is that Bandit may have suffered a mild stroke that is cauisng this balance issue and not wanting his treats. It also could be that his arthritis has gotten worse which affects the nerve supply to his front and rear legs. It is best to have your vet examine bandit to determine what will help. Often, we can prescribe an anti inflammatory medication such as Meloxicam that can help with both issues. Unfortunately, there are no over the counter medications that will help Bandit. Watch him closely and if this gets worse, be sure to have your vet examine Bandit since there may be solutions to help your sweet guy.
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This certainly could be a minor stroke that Bandit's body may be able to get past. I am happy to hear that he could jump on the chair...always a good sign! You are doing great for your old friend, Bandit!