As your pet grows older, he or she may develop a range of diseases and conditions associated with aging, such as obesity, diabetes, arthritis and kidney disease. Despite the health problems often ...View Article
You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.
Oscar is a 3 ½ year old female spayed Dachshund that was brought in to our emergency department because of her sudden inability to use her hind legs to walk. The CT showed that Oscar had a herniated disk in her back that would require immediate surgery. Oscar was transferred to our surgery department for a hemilaminectomy, which is a back surgery that involves removing the herniated disc material from the spinal canal to alleviate the compression on the spine that was causing the paralysis of her hind limbs. Oscar is doing very well at home with her physical therapy, and is super happy to be back with her mom and dad!