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My name is ***** *****, My dog has just presented with sudden inability to walk - seems like one or both hind legs are not working.

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My husband was asleep and heard a thump - he woke up and the dog was unable to walk. She also seems to have possibly lost control of her bladder and bowels.

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
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Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am sorry for the delay in response. If you would like to continue can you please answer a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- Can you give me an update on your dog?

2- Breed?

3- Pre existing medical conditions?

4- Age?

There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I type out a thorough reply for you.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
In the interim, we have taken our dog to an emergency clinic where the vet diagnosed a vestibular problem - possibly old dog vestibular syndrome or possibly due to a tumor. Dog has improved and is now resting comfortably at home. We will monitor and work with our regular vet moving forward.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

Fantastic, I am happy to learn she was seen by ER veterinarian. Let's hope for a speedy recovery.

Dr. Peter

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