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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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My dog was born in 2001...she has been laying around a lot

Customer Question

My dog was born in 2001...she has been laying around a lot ,when she tries getting up,she walks funny ,likes sideways,with her head tilted..she has a bad smell too ..what could be wrong ?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help your dog. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Joanie and shes 17 yrs old
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Joanie?
Customer: She has a growth on her upper side of lip that I was told was a wart
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 5 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 5 months ago.

Can you share a video of what you're seeing?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I will try the next time she tries to get up ,oh by the way ,I meant to also mention her hearing is gone and eyesights not good !!
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 5 months ago.

I'll keep an eye out for video.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Ok,thanks!!
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 5 months ago.

Sure thing