Q. My 16 yr old lab is walking with her head down and in circles also just standing still staring I think it could be the human version of vertigo.

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A. the two most common conditions to cause this are "old dog syndrome" which is now believed to be related to a series of mini strokes. The second condition is brain tumor. While the first often have good prognosis and dogs tend to go back to their normal selves within days to weeks, the second is very bad news and has poor prognosis.

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