Neurological condition in a 4year old Female Pit Bull dog

I have a 4 year old Pit-Bull ( Kira ) and suddenly she appear to be blind en dizziness and she stop eating , the Vet does not know the diagnosis and told me that the all the basic blood samples were normal she remained in the I.V hydration for 3 days then she appears to be better but still having difficult y to eat and can't chewing the food , and the food remains all in the water bowl ...then she is getting worst, could be poisoning or any neurological condition she might be developing??? tks

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    By: Erika Raines El Segundo, CA

    Replied on 04/19/2011

    While this neurological condition you describe could be caused by poisoning, this is unlikely if you are unable to locate the source of the poisoning. Most poisons dogs get into cause either gastrointestinal problems such as vomiting and diarrhea or clotting problems such as those caused by rodent poisons. Your dog's problem does not sound like it is related to either of these issues. Because all of her basic blood tests were normal and your regular veterinarian seems to be at a loss for further diagnosis, you may consider asking for a referral to a veterinary neurologist. This is a veterinarian with extra training and experience with neurologic conditions such as your dog has. He or she may have more ideas and resources for further diagnostics or treatments for your dog. Erika, DVM

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