Q. Lethargy, plantigrade walking, slow heart rate (100), blood glucose 134, balance problems, lack of eating and drinking,

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A. These signs are worrying. Plantigrade stance or walking is usually due to muscle weakness or problems with nerve transmission. It is seen most commonly in very old/sick animals, in animals suffering from diabetes or muscles disease or in animals that are generally unwell. If your pet has also slow heart rate and balance problem you should take him/her to your vets as an emergency.

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