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by CarolC
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: Test Forum
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Views: 31

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by CarolC
Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Biting and pulling fur out
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: Biting and pulling fur out

Here is a scientific explanation of why they chew on their feet: Other: Excerpts on regeneration of nerves "The denervated limb must be protected from mutilation until evidence of reinnervation is apparent. Such protection may be provided by padded bandages, splints, or moldable cast material. In so...
by CarolC
Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Old WBBS
Topic: Story: Matt the Flatt Catt
Replies: 2
Views: 221

Re: Story: Matt the Flatt Catt

This is a photo of Matt the Flatt Catt.

Many, many thanks to Matt's Mom, Kirsten, for this picture, which the archived web page did not show.

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by CarolC
Mon Apr 12, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Biting and pulling fur out
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: Biting and pulling fur out

:welcome: Benitheheeler, I want to second (and third) everything critters said. I try not to exaggerate, so I actually mean this when I say it sounds like you've potentially got an emergency waiting to happen. There have been dogs who chewed off body parts and at least 2 dogs were posted here that t...
by CarolC
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Paralysis caused by mass on spinal cord
Replies: 7
Views: 191

Re: Paralysis caused by mass on spinal cord

I am so thankful for the encouraging posts. I have had time to adjust to a new normal, and realize now that an immobile dog could still be a happy dog and continue to have great quality of life, as long as the owner is willing to put in the effort. This is true! I’m willing to do anything and every...
by CarolC
Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:19 am
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Congenital buckled spine
Replies: 88
Views: 3596

Re: Congenital buckled spine

Oops! Misunderstood. I was picturing the broken arm banded against your chest so it had to be the free arm. That must have been agony. :(

Milo says, "Be cARFul, Mom, I WUFF you!" :hearts:
by CarolC
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Congenital buckled spine
Replies: 88
Views: 3596

Re: Congenital buckled spine

I'm so glad your husband came back early. That's one good thing. I can totally see running into the door jamb. I think we brush or collide with door jambs all the time, we just don't notice without a sore arm. I hope the x-ray shows the arm is still in line after that. :shock: I remember one time wh...
by CarolC
Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Congenital buckled spine
Replies: 88
Views: 3596

Re: Congenital buckled spine

It was 3 weeks ago this weekend that you bunged up your arm. :| I hope you are mending OK. When the doctor said 3 weeks, it sounded possibly short to me... :waiting:

Happy Easter to the Milo family. :)
by CarolC
Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Rear legs paralysis - road accident
Replies: 13
Views: 280

Re: Rear legs paralysis - road accident

I'm so sorry it turned out that way. Even when we are willing to do everything to help our pet, sometimes it is just out of our hands. She knew you were there for her, and it is good you got to have time together. She was a lucky dog to have such a caring family. I hope you will take comfort in know...
by CarolC
Fri Apr 02, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Rear legs paralysis - road accident
Replies: 13
Views: 280

Re: Rear legs paralysis - road accident

That's great news about the improvement in the hind legs. Recovery from spinal injury is by tiny little improvements, one little bit at a time. That's why it takes time. I know it's hard to see them lying down during recovery, but hopefully with better pain medication she'll be more comfortable now....
by CarolC
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Rear legs paralysis - road accident
Replies: 13
Views: 280

Re: Rear legs paralysis - road accident

Her front legs seem okay but she is holding them straight out a lot. She will walk with them if we carry her rear - though a bit clumsily. This could be something called Schiff-Sherrington response (I am not a vet). It can be temporary and will hopefully go away on its own. I'm sure it's frustratin...
by CarolC
Thu Apr 01, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Rear legs paralysis - road accident
Replies: 13
Views: 280

Re: Rear legs paralysis - road accident

Hi, Hi seventeen, :welcome: Our terrier had an accident with a truck four days ago - no visible damage but she has no use of her back legs now. She's 11+ (a rescue so can't be accurate), previously in good shape. Vet x-rayed her and found nothing wrong with her bones. That's good. If there is an in...
by CarolC
Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: New to this
Replies: 7
Views: 675

Re: New to this - Update on Dexter

Life has been busy and it's been awhile since I've visited the forum. I wanted to provide a Dexter update. Hey there! :welcomeback: We are about 5.5 months in now and Dex still isn't walking nor is he able to go potty on his own on a regular basis. Once in a while he will start peeing when I place ...
by CarolC
Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Paralysis caused by mass on spinal cord
Replies: 7
Views: 191

Re: Paralysis caused by mass on spinal cord

Thank you so much for your reply. The tumor was in the thoracic region. Does the location of the mass matter in terms of prognosis? An injury down in the hip/tail/lumbar area tends to give the dog loose urinary sphincters and they may leak or dribble, and they are easy to express. If a dog with a l...
by CarolC
Mon Mar 29, 2021 11:31 pm
Forum: Paralysis: Neurological and IVDD
Topic: Paralysis caused by mass on spinal cord
Replies: 7
Views: 191

Re: Paralysis caused by mass on spinal cord

Hi cmsquared, :welcome: I had a bunny with a spinal tumor, but we didn't do surgery for him. 12 days seems like a long wait for biopsy results, kind of leaving you in limbo. You're paying for them, maybe the vet could call the lab and see why it's taking so long. Did they say which vertebrae the tum...