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My 10 year old Terrier was his usual fine self yeaterday at noon. Last night, before dinner, he was lethrgic, wobbly on his feet, tail between his legs and did not eat or drink.....just slept. This morning similar?

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

Rudy.......there was also a UPS delivery to the door.....and he goes absolutely nuts when that happens......I just had hardwood floors installed that can be slippery.

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

He did nibble on grass last night......but not uncommon.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gabby, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gabby, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Is he still walking wobbly with his tail between his legs today? When did he last eat? What color are his gums?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you. But in the meantime I took him to thr local vet. Blood work was fine. Disc and or spinal trauma. Steroids and pain medication. Now to get the steroid pill down him!
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gabby, Dog Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

I am glad you took him in. You can put it in a treat. Crush it and put it in a syringe or eye dropper with some water and honey. Or pop it down the back of his throat and chase it with a few drops of water so he swallows.

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