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9 year old miniature cocker spaniel, think she has had a

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9 year old miniature cocker spaniel, think she has had a stroke, please help
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Linda Garrett replied 10 days ago.

Hello, this is Dr. Linda, & thanks for contacting JustAnswer.  I hope I can assist with your concerns today.

I am so sorry for your worries with Peppa.  What exactly are you seeing, & do you have a veterinarian you can take her too?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
She keeps falling over, very dissorintated, keeps smelling, trying to eat every thing she sees, can't control her bladder or bowel
Expert:  Linda Garrett replied 10 days ago.

This sounds like she may have gotten into something toxic, or even a drug, like marijuana.  I think   Peppa needs to be seen for an evaluation as soon as possible.  Based on what you are telling me, there is very little you can safely do for her at home.

Can you take her in now?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Can't afford it, please help
Expert:  Linda Garrett replied 10 days ago.

Can you take her to one of your PDSA's?  I understand they are low cost.

Otherwise, just keep Peppa in a quiet, dimly lit room, especially where she can not injure herself falling down stairs.  Then, hopefully with time, she will recover.

I wish I could offer more, but since I have no way to know what is causing this, I can not even recommend any home remedies.

I will gladly answer any additional questions you may have at this time.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Linda Garrett replied 10 days ago.

You are so welcome!

I do hope Peppa recovers soon, but if you should have any additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to let me know.

Take care.