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She fell today after eating her breakfast, she is 13 y/o and…

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She fell today after...

She fell today after eating her breakfast, she is 13 y/o and is on heart medication.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?

Age? I think she has hip dysplasia

Veterinarian's Assistant: Where does the dog seem to hurt?

Hind legs

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. What is the dog's name?

Maxie

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

We tried a series of injections last year for her hips, but they were not effective

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Please let me know if you still need help. May I have an update on Maxie, please? Can you clarify "she fell" for me. Did her hind legs collapse or all four legs? Was Maxi able to rise after falling? If so, was she stable, ataxic ("drunken sailor"), or fell once again? Did she lose consciousness ("faint")?

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