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by CarolC
Wed May 22, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Incontinence & Kidney Problems
Topic: Incontinent Foster Pup can Push Out Pee on Own
Replies: 3
Views: 18

Re: Incontinent Foster Pup can Push Out Pee on Own

Your dog sounds cute with her colors. :wub:

From your description of the way she urinates, it sounds like maybe she's really emptying. I mean, I don't know, of course. It sounds (?) like she knows when she's done....again just guessing.
by CarolC
Wed May 22, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Mobility: Hips, Legs, Joint Problems
Topic: Foster w back leg paralysis - need advice!
Replies: 6
Views: 67

Re: Foster w back leg paralysis - need advice!

Yay!! :D :D :D We do it 3x a day. We still have some droppings on the floor or in bed, but it reduces the amount. My diaper dog gets her bottom expressed in the morning before we put on her first diaper, in the afternoon when we change to her fresh diaper, then at bedtime before I put her in bed wit...
by CarolC
Tue May 21, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Rescue
Topic: Young partially incontinent Manx needs home
Replies: 3
Views: 20

Re: Young partially incontinent Manx needs home

:welcome: Tailless Cat Rescue!
by CarolC
Tue May 21, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Incontinence & Kidney Problems
Topic: Incontinent Foster Pup can Push Out Pee on Own
Replies: 3
Views: 18

Re: Incontinent Foster Pup can Push Out Pee on Own

Lots of ideas. There is no definite answer on this. You don't really know whether she is leaving some urine in her bladder because she didn't empty completely when she went, or whether she is really getting herself properly empty, and the wetness in the diaper is from additional urine being made dur...
by CarolC
Tue May 21, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Mobility: Hips, Legs, Joint Problems
Topic: Foster w back leg paralysis - need advice!
Replies: 6
Views: 67

Re: Foster w back leg paralysis - need advice!

Thank you both so much for your help! We're a week in now and doing better. I should have posted to the neurology board - sorry about that! A lot of these topics could go in neurology, mobility, or incontinence equally well, or even someplace else. There often is no single right or best place, so i...
by CarolC
Mon May 20, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Sudden hind legs paralysis
Replies: 2
Views: 32

Re: Sudden hind legs paralysis

What country are you in? If I were you, I would go online and see if the ticks in the country where you live cause paralysis. Not all ticks cause paralysis. Just because there are ticks, does not mean they caused the dog to be paralyzed. On the other hand, a shih tzu is a breed of dog that is prone ...
by CarolC
Mon May 20, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Paralyzed dog with FCE
Replies: 34
Views: 767

Re: Paralyzed dog with FCE

You're probably right that she doesn't have full feeling yet. As feeling returns, if you notice her beginning to lick or chew on any areas, that is a temporary phase some dogs go through and it can be treated with medication. I don't know what will come next, but I'm hoping she will begin to move on...
by CarolC
Sun May 19, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Paralyzed dog with FCE
Replies: 34
Views: 767

Re: Paralyzed dog with FCE

Oh, Thank Goodness! Woohoo!!!!! :yay: And I was just looking, this began around Feb 7-8, so you waited over 12 weeks before the therapist thought she had deep pain, and 14 weeks till it was clear. Wow! This is the best news. You mentioned her little mid-air squat when you go to express. You may star...
by CarolC
Wed May 15, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Please help new to this Skipper my dog is lame both back legs
Replies: 55
Views: 755

Re: Please help new to this Skipper my dog is lame both back legs

That's a good question. Just from common sense it seems like the way you normally hold him would be a good way to continue doing it. His injury is at L2 in the lower back, there should be good support for that part of his spine with your arm around his back to his belly. If you don't feel like you c...
by CarolC
Tue May 14, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: New to looking after ivdd dog
Replies: 5
Views: 62

Re: New to looking after ivdd dog

She has been to physiotherapy and they believe the standing and walking is a mix of nerves and reflexes ( although they still think there is a chance she can learn to walk) is this true? Yes. :D There is a form of walking called spinal walking or reflex walking. Some dogs seem to figure it out them...
by CarolC
Tue May 14, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Amputation
Topic: Missing bottom of rear leg...
Replies: 3
Views: 31

Re: Missing bottom of rear leg...

Hi Skippy, Your situation sounds so much like another pup on this forum, and his dad had the same question and was going to research prosthetics. You might want to get your foster dad to look at this other puppy's leg, and possibly post a question in that thread to see what they found out. The other...
by CarolC
Tue May 14, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: New to looking after ivdd dog
Replies: 5
Views: 62

Re: New to looking after ivdd dog

:banner: Very long reply. Nappies were what I was going to suggest, too. 1) I am assuming that since she is happy, she is not in pain? Would you say she is pain free? Did the vet find any pain anywhere? 2) And I am assuming the diagnosis of deep pain negative is correct, because the vet says so? But...
by CarolC
Tue May 14, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Mobility: Hips, Legs, Joint Problems
Topic: Foster w back leg paralysis - need advice!
Replies: 6
Views: 67

Re: Foster w back leg paralysis - need advice!

Hi! I just picked up a foster that came over from Greece. How much does she weigh? Any idea of her breed/mix? This affects what the answers are. She was previously hit by a car so had no use of her back legs. It’s only been 5 hours and I’m completely overwhelmed. Because her previous foster only sp...
by CarolC
Sun May 12, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Please help new to this Skipper my dog is lame both back legs
Replies: 55
Views: 755

Re: Please help new to this Skipper my dog is lame both back legs

Please don't get me wrong, I am not rushing this by no means, just thought through all your experiences if there were signs you looked for or seen before your dogs were up and walking again Got it, and I agree. I think you are seeing the best sign there is, standing up. That is profoundly good news...