The bony spine is to encase the spinal cord which caries messages from the brain to the body. The discs give it the mobility for the pet to move.
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Unfortunately, sometimes these discs can be squeezed or degenerate and cause pressure on the spinal cord which may cause the pet to be unable to use their legs fully. Physiotherapy is key in neurological recovery.
Understanding degenerative myelopathy in dogs: Care tips for your canine companion Degenerative myelopathy is a progressive neurological disorder that affects the spinal cord of dogs, leading to hind limb weakness and paralysis. By understanding its symptoms, progression, treatment options, and ongoing research, you can navigate the challenges posed by this condition with confidence and provide the best possible care for your furry friend.
Making muscles to manage hip dysplasia! Goldie puppy Fan Shu builds strength and stability. When we met Fan Shu as a puppy at 10months of age, he had both severe hip dysplasia and a shoulder injury causing deformity and pain. Luckily, he was adopted and his pet pawrents bought him to us to first help with pain and then create an exercise plan to keep him both comfortable and build him up to be fit for life.