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Canine Hind End Paralysis: R.G.’s Hind End Lameness and Paralysis. What Would You Do if It Was Your Dog?

Canine Hind End Paralysis: R.G.’s Hind End Lameness and Paralysis. What Would You Do if It Was Your Dog?

Paralysis is the partial or full loss of body movement. Symptoms of canine hind end paralysis can vary in severity. Mild neurological deficit leads to weakness and knuckling. Full paralysis results in a dog dragging their rear legs. Associated problems include pain, potty accidents, inability to urinate or constipation. R.G. was a happy, active girl, until one day she suddenly…

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Dog Iliopsoas Injury Diagnosis: Figuring out What Might Be Going on with Cookie’s Legs

Dog Iliopsoas Injury Diagnosis: Figuring out What Might Be Going on with Cookie’s Legs

Diagnosis is a process. Sometimes, figuring out the reason for your dog’s mobility issues can be quite a journey. Most of the sinister reasons why Cookie’s legs weren’t working the way they should were more or less ruled out. We were awaiting the appointment with an orthopedic specialist hoping that we’ll get some definite answer(s). Appointment with an orthopedic specialist…

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Canine Iliopsoas Injuries Symptoms: Sometimes You Don’t Even Know What You’re Looking At—Cookie’s Hind Legs Transiently Fail To Work

Canine Iliopsoas Injuries Symptoms: Sometimes You Don’t Even Know What You’re Looking At—Cookie’s Hind Legs Transiently Fail To Work

Canine iliopsoas injuries symptoms can be anything from subtle signs that you can easily miss to profound lameness. These injuries often go undiagnosed in dogs. Things you might notice in your dog include difficulty or stiffness when getting up reluctance to jump gait changes/ outward rotation of the affected leg stance changes intermittent lameness not lifting a leg to pee…

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