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Good morning. I just walked in the door. My 10 year old labrador is panting heavily and is unable to get up. I tried to use a slip to help him up and he had a bowel movement. seems to have no mobility -- not sure what this is . Waiting for my husband to come and help me lift me to go to vet

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help the dog. What is the dog's name?

Brinkley

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Brinkley?

Yes about five years ago, he a "spinal stroke' lost mobility in his back left leg, since then good health.

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian replied 10 months ago
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Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. I AM NOT SET UP TO MAKE PHONE CALLS AND DO NOT SEND THE REQUESTS, BUT I WOULD BE HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS YOU HAVE ONLINE. In order to give an informative and concise answer, it may take a few minutes before I respond back to you, so don't be alarmed if you don't hear back immediately. If you have not responded back in 10 minutes, it may be a longer before I can get back to you. I do have a couple more questions, though, to see if I can better assess your situation.

What color are his gums?

Does his abdomen seem distended?

Can he move his limbs at all?

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