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My dog followed a dog in to a old house. When I got him out…

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My dog followed a dog in to a old house. When I got him out he looks bug eye and he keeps going in circles. He can't hold his head still. He will not eat or drink.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name and age?

Ty and he is 4

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

Ty

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 5 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 5 months ago

Circling is a hallmark of both vestibular (balance) disorders and encephalopathies (brain disorders) involving the forebrain - cerebrum and thalamus. I suspect that Ty found a prescription or recreational drug in that old house and ingested it. Unless he is already normalizing, he'll need a vet's attention to be sedated and detoxicated lest he exhaust himself. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 5 months ago
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I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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