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Hi


I am writing this to you to see if you can help me with my Boxer. I apologize if this isn't the proper place for this.


My 1 month shy of 9 y/o male Boxer is showing the symptoms of becoming partially paralyzed with DM. I think that this has to be one of the worst way to lose a beloved pet as he acts totally normal; and not in pain.


I know I am far from being the only one to deal with this but it doesn't change the fact that I feel so gutted. Where does one draw the line when it comes to deciding the dogs quality of life, I doubt I would ever be able to put him in a wheelchair device and even if i could he would be stuck in 1 of 2 rooms due to the way the house is laid out.


I can't stand the thought of not having a dog and after having a Boxer it is hard to have a different breed other than a mutt.



Would it be helpful for him and me to get another dog now? Or would his typical Boxer playfulness cause more damage? I suppose the main reason for this post is simply wanting to get rid of what uncertainty I can. Do you think foster would be possible/good/bad? He is sweetheart and not a fighter but very protective.


Sorry so long winded, just need any answers I can get.


Thank you for all you Boxer lovers do for the love of our breed.

Any local people? Metro Oklahoma area?


Todd

405-406-0857 talk or text.
 
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