Years of running, jumping and walking take a toll on your pet's joints. When your once energetic cat or dog starts to slows down or appears to be in pain, osteoarthritis may be to blame. The disea ...View Article
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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!