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My dog was hit and has a broken neck resulting in paralysis in one leg. He has not had a movement in several days. I can not spend any more on him with vet bills on retirement. what can I do?
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I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Can you tell me, please, if Shorty is ambulatory or not? Which leg is paralyzed? Has he been diagnosed as urinary incontinent, fecal incontinent, or both due to spinal cord damage in his neck? My primary concern is that such a profoundly injured dog can't be managed in a conservative manner and euthanasia might well be the kindest manner in which to proceed. I understand your financial constraints, however. Bringing Shorty to your local SPCA or animal control for euthanasia would be your most cost effective manner in which to have that service performed.

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