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Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog
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Experience:  Veterinarian for more than 30 years
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Our 12 year old labrador has very recently started showing

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Our 12 year old labrador has very recently started showing signs of back leg weakness, equal on both sides, is listless and withdrawn. We are taking him to our vet this afternoon, but if you can give us any ideas as to what we are facing, if possible please. He is normally very active, but today even had difficulty descending the stairs. Thank you.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 3 years ago.
Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is Dr. Peter I am a licensed veterinarian. I am sorry to learn Barney is not feeling well. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- How long has this been going on?
2- Any vomiting, diarrhea or coughing?
3- Any pre existing medical conditions?
4- Any other symptoms?

There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I type out a thorough reply for you.