Q. My dog of 12 years appeared to be in good health just dropped down and died while urinating on herself. What can be her cause of death?

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A. I am so very sorry for your sudden loss. Without a necropsy, there's no way of knowing exactly what happened. She may have had a hidden heart condition or some other undiagnosed disease process that killed her. A necropsy won't bring her back, but it may offer you some closure and peace of mind. Again, please accept my sympathies.

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