Definitely needs brain food...lol...
So my diagnosis at the vet is called CDS which is a common issue for senior dogs and is a disorder similar to Alzheimer's disease in humans. In my case because I lived in a puppy mill until I was between 4-6 months old I most likely did not have all the nourishment I needed as a puppy and good care so that could be why I am having this problem at such a young age of seven years old. The vet said the first year of a puppies life is very important when it comes to getting the proper nutrition that will carry over the rest of their lives.
Some of the symptoms of this disorder can be disorientation, lack of interest in playing, sleeping during the day a lot, restlessness at night, problems with elimination...things like this.
I have some of these things going on in my life right now BUT the good news is I am taking some new meds, and waiting on the vets okay to start my new food. It is called B/D from Hills and it is a prescription food. It has lots of good nutrients in it to help with my problem and also Mom can give me fruits, vegetables, fish and some vitamins. Sounds like a good deal to me.
I look at it this way.........it could be a whole lot worse. There are a lot of animals in our world right now who live in horrible environments and have never known what it feels like to be loved. I on the other hand have the best life with all the love in the world and beyond. Course I do have to deal with Mags and Gussie and Dads menagerie, but that's okay.
Friends, I am going to be just fine. Stella Rose