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Types of Neurological Disorders in Dogs and Cats

Just like in humans, dogs and cats get neurological conditions.  The nervous system is made up of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles.  Certain neurological conditions can affect any part of the nervous system, while others only happen in certain parts of the nervous system. The general types of disorders that can affect the…

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Facial Paralysis in Dogs: Why Does My Dog Have a Droopy Face?

Written by our Neurology Resident, Dr. DiVita. You can learn more about Dr. DiVita on our neurologists page. Why is my dog’s face droopy? When a dog has a “drooping” face, we become concerned about a problem with the facial nerve. The facial nerve, or cranial nerve VII, exits the back of the brain and…

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