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Two years ago my now 13 yr old chihuahua had what looked…

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Two years ago my now 13 yr old chihuahua had what looked like a stroke. We took her to the vet and he gave her a shot and predisone pills 5mg. She recovered completely. Within the last two days she is showing the same symtoms. She is wobbly when she trys to walk and she sleeps a lot. Today I gave her one of the left over predisone pills. Is there anything else I can do? I now live in St Louis and my old Vet was in Warsaw, Mo.

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?

Carolina

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Carolina?

She is old.

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 5 months ago
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HI.

Dr. Paul Brazzell here.

Is she walking in circles?

Is her head tilted to the side?

Are her eyes flickering?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
No. None of that
Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 5 months ago

Okay can you please describe the symptome that you are seeing?

Dogs dont get strokes or at least VERY rarelt.

Paul

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Never mind. I will take her to a vet.
Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 5 months ago

Okay.

Sounds good.

Have a good day.

Paul

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