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vestibular disease in old dogs

10 Common Signs of Vestibular Disease in Old Dogs

Senior dogs can have vestibular dysfunction for all the same reasons younger dogs do. However, vestibular disease in old dogs…

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brachycephalic dogs

What Is a Brachycephalic Dog?

Brachy means “short.” Cephalic means “head.” A brachycephalic dog has a shortened skull, giving its nose a smushed-in appearance and…

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masticatory muscle myositis in dogs

Masticatory Muscle Myositis, Trigeminal Neuritis, and Trigeminal Nerve Sheath Tumors in Dogs: How to Tell Them Apart

Masticatory muscle myositis, trigeminal neuritis, and trigeminal nerve sheath tumors are three different neurological diseases affecting the muscles and nerves…

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dog herniated disc

Dog Herniated Disc: Signs and What to Do

A herniated disc is actually the number one spinal cord problem seen in dogs. The good news is that the…

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Degenerative Myelopathy

Degenerative Myelopathy: Symptoms, Cause, and Treatment

Degenerative myelopathy (DM) is a slowly progressive neurological disease of the spine in dogs. Degeneration means deterioration. Myelopathy is any…

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botulism in dogs

What is Botulism in Dogs and What Should I Look Out For?

Botulism in dogs is a rare, but serious condition caused by botulinum, a toxin that attacks the nervous system. This…

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dog anesthesia

Dog Anesthesia: When Is It Needed and Is It Safe?

Anesthesia is a drug-induced, temporary loss of awareness and sensation used for medical purposes. Under dog anesthesia, a patient’s consciousness…

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Pug Myelopathy

4 Things You Should Know about Pug Myelopathy

Pug myelopathy is an uncommon condition in dogs that is still not fully understood. In fact, much remains open to…

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Myelomalacia in dogs

Myelomalacia in Dogs

When a severe spinal cord injury renders a dog unable to move its legs or feel its toes, about 10-15%…

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Dog can't walk on back leg suddenly

My Dog Can’t Walk on Its Back Leg Suddenly: What Happened?

When your dog can’t walk on its back leg suddenly and for no reason that you can see, it can…

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