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I have a 12 year old miniature schnauzer that is having a

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Customer: ***** ***** I have a 12 year old miniature schnauzer that is having a hard time the last month walking on his back legs and standing how can I help him I can not afford a vet right now. He is my beast friend and I need to help him
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: he just drags his back legs he try's to walk on his back lets but most of the time he just falls down
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
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:

Does he always drag his back legs or can he use them to take normal steps?

If you pinch a toe on a back foot, does he respond to you as if he could feel it?

Can he still control his passing of urine and feces? Or does he pass them and not seem aware? Or dribble urine all the time?