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    Weak Hind Legs and Difficulty Walking
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    mkymowse posted:
    I hope someone can help me.


    I am currently going through a an issue with my 13 year old lab mix. Shek was fine yesterday and this morning, then all of a sudden her hind legs are weak, wobbly, she's falling, can't pull herself back up and is dragging her hind legs. I am grief stricken. Two months ago she had a full check up including blood work and the vet said her blood work came back great and she was very healthy. I am completely mystified. Shek has never had any mis-haps or injuries. This is heartbreaking to watch. She can not get up with out my assistance and I have to walk beside her providing support. She has no other symptoms, she is acting normal although I can tell this bothers her. She is eating normal. Despite having difficulty crouching to go to the bathroom, she is peeing and pooping normal. Her hind legs are extremely weak (it appears as such) and she keeps falling and dragging them when she attempts to walk. Has anyone had any luck with answers?
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