Assessing Reflexes are part of our assessment of the neurological system.
Thursday 14th June 2018
Reflexes cannot be controlled, they are a response to a message that goes to the level of the spinal cord and back so we can gain a good understanding of the current neurological status of our animal. An example is the patella reflex- we do this in animals too.
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.