Rickiesmom Posted August 26, 2008 Share Posted August 26, 2008 (edited) My petsitter called me today - when she took the dogs out for a walk at lunchtime, here is what she described: Rickie was going in a circle in a clockwise direction and his head was slightly tilted (into the circle). He looked like he might fall down as his legs were a bit weak looking but he did not fall down but I was afraid he was going to. He turned about 4 times (not in big cirlces but about the size of his body) and then I held his head and checked his eyes which stopped him going around. He stood for a few seconds and then he recovered and headed off on his walk. The whole thing was probably no more than a minute or so - not really long but enough to make me concerned and to check him out and make sure he was o.k. but it had no ill effects I thought it might be a stroke or some kind of epileptic fit but nothing at all came of it and he was perfectly fine after the "episode". He did normal poops and pees and when we got back he was happy to get his kong and seemed none the worse for his "turn".. I left voicemail for the vet and we see him at 8:40 tomorrow AM, but in the meantime, I am wondering if anyone has had a similar experience. My impression, which might be mistaken, is that with vestibular disease, once it sets in, it persists til it runs its course. This was very episodic. When I got home from work he was completely normal, even bouncy. No idea what happened, worried it could be a symptom of something neurological. If anyone has experiences to share, they would be most welcome. Edited August 26, 2008 by Rickiesmom Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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