“Dodgerslist is the premier website dedicated to information about paralysis in Dachshunds” –Jonathan M. Levine DVM, ACVIM (Neurology), Texas A & M UniversityThe information presented in these articles has been reviewed for accuracy of information by appropriate veterinary professionals (ACVIM-Neurology, Licensed Veterinary Surgical Vet Techs, and Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner)
Discs self-heal with limited movement in 8 weeks READ MORE
Pain relief in 1 hour or less when correct combo of pain meds are on board READ MORE
Inflamed tissues may need an anti-inflammatory in the range of 7-30 days to fully resolve all swelling around the spinal cord. READ MORE
Nerves self heal with time. READ MORE
There is not a wrong or right choice. If a surgery is, for whatever reason, not a consideration, conservative treatment is the best choice. Owner education is key! READ MORE
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