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Hi, my name is ***** ***** My 5 year old Lab mix just became completely blind due to SARDS 5 days ago. He has seen his vet and a specialist. He is otherwise healthy and is starting to map the house but he does not want to eat. I can hand feed him to a small degree but not nearly enough for his size. I don't know if this will pass or want I can do/

Veterinarian's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

His bloodwork is normal and he. He seems depressed but he is trying to cope.

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Hi, this is Dr. Gabby. I am so sorry to hear that. What have you tried feeding him? Is he able to go outside to go the bathroom? Do you think he would go for a walk? Is he on any medications? Does he seem depressed or anxious?

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