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My Boston terrier is nearly 12. He sometimes stands just staring at the wall also sometimes he is standing somewhat close to a corner and just stAring. He has cushings disease but I don't think they are related to cushings. What could it be and what can I do to help him?
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How often do you see these episodes?

Are they usually after meals?

Is his Cushings stable? Has his vet noted any other issues on bloods? Any liver changes?

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