Ataxia

Spinal Tumor in a Dog: Lupa Cannot Walk

Spinal Tumor in a Dog: Lupa Cannot Walk

If your dog becomes unable to walk, it is one of the scariest things to experience. The problem is usually because of the disruption of communication between the brain and the rest of the body. Sometimes, the dog might have difficulty moving and appear weak, and sometimes they might be unable to walk at all. As it turns out, there…

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Unsteady Gait in a Dog: Raven’s Stumbling and Trouble Walking

Unsteady Gait in a Dog: Raven’s Stumbling and Trouble Walking

Dealing with your dog’s mobility issues can be equally hard on you and your dog. The list of potential things that can impair your dog’s ability to walk is long and can include: injuries/trauma degenerative conditions metabolic disorders endocrine disorders heart and blood disease infections poisoning immune-mediated conditions adverse reactions neurological conditions cancer The potential suspects differ with acute or…

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Loss of Balance in a Dog: Timmy Develops a Head Tilt and Starts Falling into His Side

Loss of Balance in a Dog: Timmy Develops a Head Tilt and Starts Falling into His Side

When your dog cannot stand up or walk, it is one of the scariest things to witness. I have been there. There are some terrifying diseases that can cause such symptoms including: infections poisoning IVDD immune-mediated conditions inflammatory conditions vascular conditions tumors Further information: Drunken Gait/Ataxia in Dogs: Why Is My Dog Stumbling Around? The most common cause of loss…

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Loss of Balance in Dogs: Phoenix’s Loss of Balance and Ability to Walk. What Would You Do if It Was Your Dog?

Loss of Balance in Dogs: Phoenix’s Loss of Balance and Ability to Walk. What Would You Do if It Was Your Dog?

Phoenix was a fourteen-year-old Labrador Retriever. One day he lost his balance and started falling over. What can cause loss of balance in dogs? The list is relatively long. Some potential causes include injuries stroke poisoning infections neurological issues immune-mediated conditions cancer What happened with Phoenix? Phoenix was a service dog and a great companion. But then scary things started…

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