Old dog vestibular disease?

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Re: Old dog vestibular disease?

Postby Misskiwi67 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 4:15 pm

This is very common, we see a case about every other week at the ER.

Some dogs just need time and TLC, other dogs need hospitalized for padded walls and hand-feeding for a few days. I always recommend giving them at least 2-3 days before becoming concerned about quality of life because 98% of them will resolve on their own with nothing more than supportive care.

Glad to hear your pup is on the mend!
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Re: Old dog vestibular disease?

Postby Murfins » Thu Apr 26, 2012 5:49 pm

Just saw this article posted on Bark magazine - [url]http://thebark.com/content/idiopathic-or-“old-dog”-vestibular-disease[/url]
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Re: Old dog vestibular disease?

Postby trip8581 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 6:20 pm

Glad to hear Mooches is doing better! Sounds like with some TLC he should be ok. Having old dogs is not easy!
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Old dog vestibular disease?

Postby moochesmama » Mon May 14, 2012 10:13 pm

Update: He's definitely 100% or as close as a thirteen year old dog can get. He was really moving out on our walk tonight, climbing hills and only a little slow after 45 mins of walking. I sure do appreciate him more after our scare though.
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