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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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Canine Weight Gain Misdiagnosis: What Is Wrong with Suki?

Canine Weight Gain Misdiagnosis: What Is Wrong with Suki?

Unexplained weight gain can be just that–weight gain. Can a veterinarian misdiagnose weight gain in a dog? Suki was a 7 years old spayed female Labrador/Beagle Mix. Rescued dogs can teach us many valuable lessons but this one was unexpected. The first thing that stood out about Suki when she was adopted was a low-hanging belly. It was the first…

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