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All the sudden i noticed one side of his mouth was drooping…

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All the sudden i...

All the sudden i noticed one side of his mouth was drooping next day other side was doing the same he can barley walk he's constantly stumbling his eyes are watering he seems confused terrified of the outdoors now just pretty much a completely different dog overnight he is an older chihuahua around 13to15 not sure cause he was a rescue

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?

Yes nothing like that

Veterinarian's Assistant: The Expert will know what to do. What is the dog's name and age?

Spike is his name and I believe he's around 13 to 15 I've had him going on 7 years now

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

Not that I can think of he's been an amazing friend and genuinely healthy until now although he did have a few seizures about a year ago but nothing since

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Is he favouring any leg or does he seem weak/wobbly?

Does he try to circle in a particular direction?

Any head tilting or tremors?

Are his gums pink, yellow tinted, or white/pale?

Could he have eaten anything harmful (ie plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?

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