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by CarolC
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Mobility: Hips, Legs, Joint Problems
Topic: Paralysis in both hind legs
Replies: 2
Views: 12

Re: Paralysis in both hind legs

Hi MichelleSara1, Yes, he's a gorgeous dog. You did not mention a diagnosis, did your vet do any tests? Without knowing any test results but going by the description of how it happened playing ball, and seeing his feeling is coming back, it kind of sounds like a spinal stroke (FCE or fibrocartilagin...
by CarolC
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Test Forum
Topic: test
Replies: 0
Views: 15

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by CarolC
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Acute non-compressive nucleus pulposus extrusion
Replies: 14
Views: 730

Re: Acute non-compressive nucleus pulposus extrusion

That is brilliant, I'll have to remember that! I bookmarked it. :thankyou:

Sounds like she is doing really well!

:newyear: :cheerleader: :applaud: :dancing: :snoopy: :bounce: :chicken: :cheer: :party:
by CarolC
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Please help new to this Skipper my dog is lame both back legs
Replies: 161
Views: 9547

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

No improvement walking wise, he tries but no go, he is pushing back alot better when I do the push the paws Thought about holding his front paws and have him try to stay on his rear paws, we used to dance a little, nothing fancy, I would have music on and ask him for this dance and we would for a c...
by CarolC
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Incontinence & Kidney Problems
Topic: Incontinent Foster Pup can Push Out Pee on Own
Replies: 5
Views: 580

Re: Incontinent Foster Pup can Push Out Pee on Own

Hi Courtneycp, Congratulations on adopting! :D :wub: The part about being able to urinate voluntarily but still leaking in her diaper does not seem unusual. In fact, it is common in elderly female dogs who are not paralyzed. She does have some bladder control because she can push it out so well. She...
by CarolC
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Amputation
Topic: one year on...
Replies: 10
Views: 5054

Re: one year on...

Tessa,

Don't know if you are still in Perth, but definitely thinking of you. Hope you guys are alright.

C.
by CarolC
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Acute non-compressive nucleus pulposus extrusion
Replies: 14
Views: 730

Re: Acute non-compressive nucleus pulposus extrusion

Hey Carol, had the first hydrotherapy treadmill session, she wasn't that keen as she's never been a huge fan of water and I think she found the treadmill a bit freaky. But I'm going to persevere with it as I think apart from the PT I do at home it's going to be the most helpful thing for her. This ...
by CarolC
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Incontinence & Kidney Problems
Topic: Need help with older 3 legged basset hound
Replies: 1
Views: 332

Re: Need help with older 3 legged basset hound

I think if it was my dog, I would just try to adjust her diet so she has great stools. Here is an article about bowel management in incontinent pets. If your dog is doodling in the house, it is a minor issue when the stools are firm, low odor, and not sticky. https://handicappedpet.net/helppets/view...
by CarolC
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: 8 months post operation and still confused
Replies: 4
Views: 283

Re: 8 months post operation and still confused

Hi Baileyandmika! :hotpink: If she is happy, that is what matters, not what other people say. I think often people are just repeating something they heard from their father or grandfather years ago, and they didn't really think about it. Fortunately, times have changed. It took my dog longer than 8 ...
by CarolC
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Acute non-compressive nucleus pulposus extrusion
Replies: 14
Views: 730

Re: Acute non-compressive nucleus pulposus extrusion

That is great news! Woohoo! Would love to hear how the hydrotherapy goes. They may start her with short sessions till she gets used to it, then build up the time in the water gradually. Congratulations!
:trophy:
by CarolC
Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Acute non-compressive nucleus pulposus extrusion
Replies: 14
Views: 730

Re: Acute non-compressive nucleus pulposus extrusion

Hi, my 7 year old lurcher, Nelly suffered a severe Acute non-compressive nucleus pulposus extrusion 7 weeks ago which rendered her completely paralysed from T13 down. With the exception of my daughter, I love this dog more than any human. At time of diagnosis, she was given a 10% chance of any reco...
by CarolC
Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Other Problems
Topic: My boy Tierseas is undergoing chemo
Replies: 2
Views: 284

Re: My boy Tierseas is undergoing chemo

Ohmygosh. I am so glad it is working. I am glad you tried another kind of chemo when the first one didn't work, and that you did it right away, and he is responding! It sounds amazing. I have never done chemo with a cat either. He sure looks like a snuggle kitty in his picture. I guess a 20 min infu...
by CarolC
Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Please help new to this Skipper my dog is lame both back legs
Replies: 161
Views: 9547

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

Hope you had a Merry Christmas and hoping for a Good New Year Got the UTI and Ear infection gone hope for good Yay for that!!! Finally! :ecstatic: Skipper is trying so hard to walk, just not yet we still do exercises and massages daily mainly inside, been rainy here and cool tried to set outside a ...
by CarolC
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Hind limb paralysis after fho surgery
Replies: 5
Views: 209

Re: Hind limb paralysis after fho surgery

Happy holidays to you, too! :D