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Geriatric dog

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by crazykat, Jul 18, 2009.


  1. crazykat

    crazykat PetForums Newbie

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    Hi my dog is 17. She walks in clockwise circles all the time. Does anybody have any ideas why?
     
  2. Baby Bordie

    Baby Bordie PetForums VIP

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    nope sorry...........
     
  3. sequeena

    sequeena PetForums VIP

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    Is he losing his balance? I would take him to the vet if I were you.

    I've never experienced this before so had to look it up and it led me to this; Merck Veterinary Manual If you recognise these symptoms it's possible it could be Meningitis or Enchepalitis.

    I don't want to worry you but you really should take your dog to a vet.

    I hope I've helped :)
     
  4. vickie1985

    vickie1985 PetForums VIP

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    i also would take dog to the vets, as you ring mention it to the receptionists, they sometimes have a good idea if its a bad sign.
    good luck
     
  5. noushka05

    noushka05 Unicorn denier. Snowflake. Activist ;)

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    my old JRT use to do that i think she had gone senile she also use to stand staring at the wall:(
     
  6. Yourgifts Ourgifts

    Yourgifts Ourgifts PetForums VIP

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    Really sorry to hear..we had Judy a terrier cross when i was young that was 16 and started to lose her balance..old age had just caught up with her.:( Would deffo phone the vet and get advice..Hope it goes ok..Big hug from Sky..;)
     
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