Articles with misdiagnoses

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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Loss of Muscle in Dogs: Allie’s Muscle Wasting

Loss of Muscle in Dogs: Allie’s Muscle Wasting

Allie is a sweet, loving, senior Maltese. She has not lost her appetite, and her weight seemed stable. However, Allie has been losing muscle. So much so that she looked like skin and bone. How could she be wasting away before her owner’s eyes and yet her weight remaining the same? I am not going to include a photo, but…

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