I need medical advice about my dog. He is 10 years old, diabetic and blind…

I need medical advice about my dog. He is 10 years old, diabetic and blind. I have not got the money to take him to the vet. He is on insulin. Pooping blood yesterday. Won’t eat anything but ice chips. Throws the water up. Just lays.

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5 years ago

teanonna, at this point, which is more important: your dog’s quality of life, or you?

please think about this. if your dog CANNOT keep anything down, this is dire. either you need to find the money to spend on diagnosis or you need to put him down. keeping him in this state is horrible, and it’s not fair to him.

please, do right by your dog.

Christina Chambreau
5 years ago

You are not alone in being short of money right now. There are many ways you can find money to treat your cherished animals. Some veterinarians, especially integrative ones, will be willing to barter with you. What skills do you have? Can you clean their parking lot, sidewalk, clinic? Are you a bookkeeper or accountant? Are you great with the internet and able to help them build a web site? Could you get new clients for them? Call the veterinarian of your choice (especially an integrative one), ask to speak with the veterinarian and tell them your financial situation. Ask… Read more »

caroline challita
5 years ago

Your getting some great advice here Teanonna. I’d try doing what Christina suggested, trying to see what payment plans he has, try seeing if there is anything you can do in return in terms of services, even maybe volunteering at a clinic an hour a day with animals? Call multiple clinics. Do this as soon as possible and if that fails then im with laura: your dog is more important than anything else at this point. Putting them down alot of times is the best thing in the animals interest. Listen to your heart and you’ll know what’s best. You… Read more »