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Experience:  Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience
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My dog 16 yrs old miniature terrier (going blind, only 20

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my dog 16 yrs old miniature terrier (going blind, only 20 pounds, old author right side). Gives him mature vitamins, flea & tick meds, hip & joint meds). He's getting slower, loss bowls, etc.) I know times is winding down and its hard for me! What should I do??
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Chaz is a 16 yr old miniature golden terrier. His right back leg has arthritis really bad, hearing is going and for a month now can't hold bowls and loss control.
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:
What joint medications are you giving? What dose?
Where is he having fecal accidents?
Is it en route to going out, in his bed, or a certain spot?
Does he seem aware that he is passing stool (ie looks like he is ashamed)?