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155 viewsThis perpetual calendar is now in the Dodgerslist store.…choose your begin year/month:
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155 viewsJared's DIY harness for Jill
130 viewsLena's Loopy is a happy and healthy sugarfaced mini, from NYC—15 years young! She loves to eat, explore new neighborhoods and sit in the sun by the Hudson River.
Back in January, 2016, she was struck down by IVDD and we had to keep her on crate rest. Besides the standard diagnostic tests and treatments we added acupuncture, localized B12 injections and physical therapy. By doing her homework, she thankfully was able to avoid invasive surgery! Loopy has a much adored chocolate long-haired brother named Ochi
132 viewsNoel's Gracie is a 6 yr old wobble walker. She had been paralyzed for over 2 yrs & is working her way back to walking better again. She even participates in dachshund races. Gracie is an amazing young lady with a heart of gold.
134 viewsApril's Lilo is wheeling her way into her 4th year of IVDD. She is 9 years young and going stronger than ever! Despite surgery and many months of rehab, Lilo never regained the use of her hind legs. She is an extraordinary, sassy, little gal who's zest for life has inspired over 50,000 people worldwide through her social media accounts. She is showing the world that life on wheels ain't too bad at all!!
177 viewsJared's Jill is on conservative treatment as of 9/10/16 and on the mend!1 comments
128 viewsMary Anne's Rhett proves that dogs can recover from IVDD paralysis. He had IVDD surgery in April, 2005 and was showing by Sept. 2005 again at DOCOF. He always "smiled at both ends" and continued showing until 2015. He went over The Rainbow Bridge 9/10/2016 from heart disease/kidney failure. He was 15 years 4 months old.
132 viewsIl's Peabody is an IVDD victor! One surgery, plus two more bouts treated conservatively -- but Peabody (8 years old) is as good as new. She loves patrolling the property by ATV (we hold her tummy and chest for support) and on foot!
130 viewsKimberly's Emmett is ready for water therapy.
128 viewsJohn's Marley now, but 2 yrs & 8 months ago he went down with IVDD - He did Conservative Treatment of 10+ Weeks of STRICT CRATE REST. 100% recovered now doing a hour+ hike to the lake!
158 viewsElaine's Jackson on the run! Surgery 2013
154 viewsAshely's LuLu is 7 yrs old and 3 months post Conservative Treatment for a 2nd IVDD episode since a 2015 surgery. Lulu is celebrating her recovery in her tropical showgirl outfit!
126 viewsKarlie's Bentley
127 viewsSuzie's Bentley
130 viewsDiana's Bentley after surgery one year ago and another round of crate rest this year, couldn't be happier running and exploring the Cotswold Hills of England, tail wagging high and wearing my ear inside out. A little bit of IVDD won't stop me!
146 viewsRuthie’s Detour (back) & Delilah (front). Detour has had two disc episodes both successfully resolved with 8 weeks of conservative treatment.
126 viewsDeidra’s Tucker beat IVDD, despite the vet suggesting we "put him down." We refused, got him a wheelchair and he now has his abilities and life back :) Tucker says: "Make way, determined dachshund coming through!"
123 viewsMarissa’s 11 y.o. Pandora now 8 weeks post op spots a squirrel in Grandma's Backyard.
150 viewsJudy's B is the Dapple who had surgery when she was 4. Without Dodgerslist and Linda, neither of us would have healed physically or emotionally, nor have been able to educate thousands of owners at community wide events about IVDD without the help of Linda and Dodgerslist! B is now is 11 and healthy and loves to run!
152 viewsSara’s Sheldon had surgery to correct three slipped discs in May 2016. With the help of water therapy, I am gaining strength in my legs and can take a couple of steps! I wear a shirt to protect my belly, as my main mode of getting around is dragging my back legs. I am happy despite my disability!
127 viewsDeb's Sherlock lobbies for a treat.
123 viewsBrittany D’s Baxter is 12 years young and eager to get back to back to life as an active doxie.  Already he is able to take a very few steps in the 4th week of strict Conservative treatment. Looks like Baxter’s disc will heal and his neuro functions will be returning to normal too!
122 viewsBrittany D’s Baxter is 12 years young and eager to get back to back to life as an active doxie.  Already he is able to take a very few steps in the 4th week of strict Conservative treatment. Looks like Baxter’s disc will heal and his neuro functions will be returning to normal too!
124 viewsBrittany D’s Baxter is 12 years young and eager to get back to back to life as an active doxie.  Already he is able to take a very few steps in the 4th week of strict Conservative treatment. Looks like Baxter’s disc will heal and his neuro functions will be returning to normal too!
124 viewsBrittany D’s Baxter is 12 years young and eager to get back to back to life as an active doxie.  Already he is able to take a very few steps in the 4th week of strict Conservative treatment. Looks like Baxter’s disc will heal and his neuro functions will be returning to normal too!
126 viewsBrittany D’s Baxter is 12 years young and eager to get back to back to life as an active doxie.  Already he is able to take a very few steps in the 4th week of strict Conservative treatment. Looks like Baxter’s disc will heal and his neuro functions will be returning to normal too!
123 viewsBrittany D's Baxter is 12 years young and eager to get back to back to life as an active doxie.  Already he is able to take a very few steps in the 4th week of strict Conservative treatment. Looks like Baxter’s disc will heal and his neuro functions will be returning to normal too!
Moe152 viewsStarla's Moe is 1 year and 5 months post surgery. He is almost 8 years old and back to enjoying life to the fullest! He is the most loved dog in the world!
145 viewsJanet’s crew wishing all a Merry Christmas. Sitting in the sleigh are our two seniors Toby (14) and Rusty - both survivors of IVDD surgery and fully mobile.  The reindeer are two rescue wieners Gus and Bea.  Their Holiday message is "don't let your doggies jump off the bed!" Thank you Dodgerslist for all the advice and guidance when our dogs were stricken.
122 viewsMarianne’s 11 y.o. Cocoa with his favorite chew toy
121 viewsMarianne’s 11 y.o. Cocoa and his sister Kelly.  Hard to get Cocoa to sit still for a photo.
120 viewsRachael's Seamus is all dressed up for the holidays in his red plaid tie.
122 viewsRachael's Seamus with his chiweenie brother, Uchee.
121 viewsRachael's Seamus won't let IVDD stop him from celebrating Halloween!
123 viewsRachel’s Seaamus is an IVDD survivor going strong and enjoying Dog Mountain in Vermont.
122 viewsLakota’s Storm says: ”Spring has sprung here in South Africa, but I'm already a little tanned" 
122 viewsLakota’s Storm: ”Spring has sprung here in South Africa, but I'm already a little tanned" 
123 viewsBrittany R’s 11 y.o. Baxter the Brave walking after full paralysis and IVDD surgery with only three months recovery!
123 viewsBecky’s Lucy-Loo had her first bout of IVDD in July 2013, and her second bout in July 2014. After her second bout, the vet told us she wouldn't walk again as she had not deep pain sensation. She proved him wrong! While she can't jump up on furniture anymore, her dad built her a bed ramp and a sofa ramp for her convenience. She now spends her time cuddling her humans, the other dogs, and her favorite cat, Grimm. 
124 viewsBarbara C’s three IVDD rescue girls:  Bella, LeeLoo, and Baby.  Special abilities pups are the best!
124 viewsBarbara C’s Bella is a beautiful golden doxie/beagle girl who was rescued 24 hours before euthanasia.  She couldn't walk and was scared of everything.  This is Bella now and she has taken over leadership of her pack of six doxies, runs like the wind, and sings the song of her people at every opportunity.
122 viewsBarbara C’s Baby is a comical little double dapple senior who was being shopped around for euthanasia when we got her. She couldn't walk, stand, or urinate and we almost lost her a couple of times.  Now she proudly struts around like she is queen of the world and leads her pack when we go walking.  She can't see or hear well but she too is a very loud singer of songs!
121 viewsJessica H’s 2 y.o. Rango lives in Taiwan is conquering the hiking trails since conservative treatment in Summer of 2015.
121 viewsJessica H’s 2 y.o. Rango lives in Taiwan and is loving hiking since conservative treatment in Summer of 2015.
123 viewsJessica H’s 2 y.o. Rango lives in Taiwan and is having a ball since conservative treatment in Summer of 2015.
122 viewsJennifer H’s 5 y.o. Rango with the help of an IVDD knowledgeable vet went from paralyzed legs in May to now in Sept walking again. There's hope! You're not alone! It can and will get better with proper care.
124 viewsLark's "Bernie the Brave" sitting in his stroller. Bernie was attacked by a bear and became paralyzed. He was rescued from being put to sleep by Florida Dachshund Rescue. They are taking great care of him and will be buying him a cart.
153 viewsVicki's Charlie: "To catch a bunny, you have to be a bunny!"
123 viewsColleen's Millie enjoying the Aussie sun!
125 viewsKelly's Lucy: "Spread the word to the neighborhood kids- if your ball comes in my yard, it's MINE!"
122 viewsKelly R's Double Dachshund trouble
124 viewsPam's Molly: When you're home alone and you hear a noise downstairs.....
123 viewsPam's Molly: Beauty & Brains
124 viewsPam's Molly: Laughter is the best medicine
124 viewsMeredith's Parker is getting it done! He has spent months in rehab at California Animal Rehabilitation (CARE) in Los Angeles. After hours and hours of hard work, Parker is walking and getting stronger every day.
123 viewsMeredith's Parker does not let IVDD keep him down. After months of therapy, he is walking (and begging) - some things never change!
129 viewsMeredith's Parker is a Beverly Hillls Chiweenie. IVDD is not slowing down Parker - here he is cruising through Beverly Hills to rehab at California Animal Rehabilitation in Los Angeles (CARE) in his best threads.
123 viewsMeredith'sParker is an IVDD survivor. Parker is back in fine form. He could not walk or even stand for almost 2 months after surgery and never would turn over - look at him now 14 months post surgery. Loving life!
123 viewsMeredith's Parker was diagnosed with IVDD and had 2 surgeries within 10 days. Here is the little man relaxing on the couch and striking a pose.
126 viewsAmy's Dolly and her Daddy love to spend quality time reading the Dodgerslist Newsletter together. They have learned a lot about IVDD together. Dodgerslist Is Great
125 viewsAmy's Remington says...Do you all think this goofy guy knows how serious IVDD is?
125 viewsLisa's Destiny's favorite thing to do is look for geckos on the patio. They always outrun her, even if she is fast in her wheels.
124 viewsKelyl's Lucy won 2nd place at the PETCO costume contest for her Dorothy costume
123 viewsKelly's Lucy doesn't like when her daddy tries to steal her bone
124 viewsKelly's Lucy riding dirty
124 viewsLucy relishing in all the attention at the NYC Dachshund Festival April 2016
172 viewsTheresa's Oscar post IVDD after being down for over 5 months. We took him out for a walk, and when he flipped over for the first time, it made our day! 1 comments
170 viewsTheresa's Rocky post IVDD and on the way to the races. He's a top 10 champ, but is now retired and just enjoys the show. 1 comments
123 viewsAmy's Remington Says, "Don't bury your head." IVDD is a serious problem and more owners need to be well educated. If you think I am burying my head here, I fooled ya. I am reading up on IVDD in here and so can you.
122 viewsAmy's Dolly became paralyzed listened to her vet and stayed on rest for six weeks. Dolly says "Be Nosey" ask questions to your vet so you can learn all about IVDD and the different surgical and rest options.
124 viewsKat's Ace two months after surgery for his herniated disks - he's back to running around like a wild thing, and is right as rain! Thank you to all the support from the Dodgerslist crew, we couldn't have done it without you!
123 viewsRebecca's Cookie is enjoying the sun. She's been partially paralyzed for 4 years, but she doesn't let that stop her! She does everything a non-handicapped dog can do!
126 viewsVicky's Jackson has had 4 herniated disks in the past 5 years. We had to do 4 surgeries. It's been a year since he had his last two. He walks with a little wobble, but he's happy and no pain. He's been the best dog and have thoroughly enjoyed him over the last 12 years.
127 viewsHi, my name is Holly and I live with my special Mummy, Elaine, in Scotland, she looks after dachshunds who have sore backs like me. I am 12 years old and hurt my back 2 years ago. I am lucky to have regular hydrotherapy and Physio and that keeps me in check!
121 viewsMy name is Ernie and I live with my carer, Elaine, in bonnie Scotland. I had an IVDD episode at the beginning of April 2016. I had lots and lots of rest and now beginning to get the use of my paws back. I hope to make a good recovery soon!
126 viewsMargaret's Ratchet was walking and back to weeding the garden 2 months after IVDD surgery! 4 years later and he's still doing great. Nothing holds him back.
123 viewsMaylin's Oscar was diagnosed with IVDD when he was seven years old. Became paralyzed and required immediate surgery, and was flown from Goose Bay, Newfoundland to Labrador to Montreal, Quebec. He's doing well now at 10 years old, leading mom out the door daily for walks and whatever else we can find to do.
123 viewsSandi's Rascal wishes all his friends and family a Merry Christmas!
122 viewsSandi's Rascal loves to check out the garden and smell the flowers. His first IVDD episode was in December 2014. He had surgery and bounced back quickly, returning to his garden duties. When his next episode came on in March of 2016, we were able to use meds and confinement to get him back to flower sniffing. This week, August 2016, the 3rd episode was more severe than the last one and so we added acupuncture and laser treatments to the meds and confinement. We are still in the midst of treatment .
128 viewsGlenda's Harley-D is 8 1/2 years old and recovering from IVDD surgery in June, 2016. I just got my stitches out but I still have a big rectangle on my back. Doctor says I should be good as new in a few months thanks to my Mom's quick action getting me to Doctor. I'm A Survivor!!!
121 viewsMichelle's Kelby post IVDD surgery. He has 2 discs removed in September 2015. We are almost 2 full years post-op and he is happy & healthy.
125 viewsMaria rescued Bama-Lou in Nov of 2014 and gave him his 2nd chance. He wasn't accustomed to eating regularly because he was aggressive toward food. A year later, I took out a bag of treats. He jumped in excitement, fell to the floor and dragged his hind legs away. Awful sight to see! Costly emergency surgery guaranteed a 50% chance of recovery. We couldn't turn our back on him. 18 months later he is a happy, well adjusted boy and has taught himself to walk again.
125 viewsLynne's 8 yo rescue, Little Petey Punkin, finished 8 weeks of conservative treatment to let his disc heal. AND now after four months of being paralyzed - Petey is able to walk and run again. Thanks to Dodgerslist and our wonderful vet, Petey is celebrating Life!
123 viewsManuela's Sofie is 13 years old, we found each other in a shelter and have only been seperated 2 weeks in 10 years, she is right now in icu and I miss her dearly...
123 viewsHolly's 2 y.o. dapple Freddy and Toby are best buddies. Thanks to Dodgerslist for helping me understand IVDD and how to help Freddy heal.
144 viewsSandra's Rudy is a 10 year old dachshund who had his first episode of IVDD when he was 6-years-old. Rudy recovered with medication and strict crate rest. When he was 8-years-old, Rudy experienced another IVDD episode that required emergency surgery and left him paralyzed in the back legs and needing to be expressed. With a good set of wheels and lots of TLC, Rudy has gone on to lead a happy and active life!
132 viewsSandra's Rudy is a 10 year old dachshund who had his first episode of IVDD when he was 6-years-old. Rudy recovered with medication and strict crate rest. When he was 8-years-old, Rudy experienced another IVDD episode that required emergency surgery and left him paralyzed in the back legs and needing to be expressed. With a good set of wheels and lots of TLC, Rudy has gone on to lead a happy and active life!
140 viewsCat's Nikki rocking it weekly at the Underwater Treadmill sessions!
139 viewsDonna's Jack from Australia had an IVDD episode in September of 2015. With crate rest, love, affection and limited exercise he is now walking and doing all his dog duties on his own. In this pix he is just being himself....a doll.
138 viewsChantelle Noah has been spinal walking and he is such a happy dog! Noah's motto is " My cart is cooler than yours!"
142 viewsAshley's Bodhi, is a loving and happy 4 year old long haired red sable. Was diagnosed with IVDD by MRI and went right into surgery. This photo was taken just before he was being taken to do the MRI. He was and is such a trooper! Thankfully to great doctors, nurses and such helpful information from the Dodgerslist Bodhi is recovering very well and still smiling as big as ever :) Sending love to everyone's pets!
138 viewsMax' Honeybun is our 8 year old Honey in a bun.
A very sweet girl!!!!
140 viewsSusanna's Muffin is a 7 year old little man.
Stays trim by eating healthy veggies and chicken.
167 viewsLisa's Peter Parker: he is my whole world! He had surgery (cervical) in 2011 at the age of 10 and recovered amazingly well! In a few weeks we will be celebrating his 15th Birthday!
137 viewsVickie's Molly is a corgi mix. She has IVDD and was completely paralyzed in back limbs. Crate rest for nine weeks and this is how she looks. She always uses her ramp - inside and out! 😍❤️ (She's ten years old)
171 viewsVickie's Molly, 10 year old corgi mix, had complete back leg paralysis. Now recovered!! Nine weeks total crate rest
Total recovery -- forever will use a ramp and stairs are off limits. Hopefully a long happy life for sweet Molly.
163 viewsMichelle's 8 y.o. Barney looking spiffy in the red harness. He's a 2012 IVDD survivor! He started trying to walk about a year after he went down. His walk is a sort of wobbly, wiggle; but it works for him and is more than we ever expected.
124 viewsAlisha's Dolce is an 8 y.o. Shorkie. He was diagnosed with IVDD at age 5 after he became suddenly paralyzed and required emergency surgery to repair a slipped disc. We have been very lucky and Dolce is doing great 3 years post op with no more episodes!
156 viewsAlisha's Dolce on guard whilst others sleep.
155 viewsDawn's Winnie is all better! Thank you Dodger's List for helping me (and my Mom) during my time of need. Your knowledge and advice allowed me to heal without any surgery at all. I didn't like being crated but so grateful my Mom made me do it, I'm 100% better and can enjoy my big backyard again!!!
154 viewsSharelyn's Lady Penelope (aka Penny to her friends) is from the Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia. Penny went down with IVDD 2 years ago, and had surgery for her severe disc rupture. It has left her paralysed in the back legs and incontinent. Do we care? NO! She is still her same adorable plucky funny self. I have learned so much from her. Dodgerslist has been an invaluable resource from day one and I believe that education is key. There is life after IVDD.
152 viewsMarilyn's Gabi in her pink jacket. She likes jackets that zip up the back, this makes it easier for Mom too.
152 viewsMarilyn's Gabi likes to lie in the sun on the deck. She is alert to any birds or cars nearby. She has had paralysis from IVDD twice and seems fine now.
152 viewsMarilyn's Gabi loves to be rubbed on her tummy. She will request that whenever she gets a chance
154 viewsDawn's Jack
151 viewsMaryK's cheeky, lovable Mila disc episode happened at age 2 in 2014 After 8 weeks of crate rest she was walking much better, though still very wobbly. I drove her to a hydrotherapy unit for some swimming! Boy that made a huge difference, Mila loved her swimming from day one and it strengthen her back and legs so much. Mila is 5 now, and thankfully the IVDD episode hasn't returned, my little dog is as happy as she always was.
172 viewsJacqui's Chester in Canada is recovering from round 2 of ivdd! He's cute as pie 'n sweet as sugar! He's a fighter!
173 viewsBarbara M's Peety Polka had back surgery in May of 2015 at age 7 1/2. He is 8+ now and still mama's sweet loving boy!
175 viewsBarbara M's Hazel Marie had back surgery in Dec of 2013 at age 7 1/2. She's 10 now and still a little spitfire!
172 viewsCathy's Milez is Santa Paws! At 4 yrs old our sweet little Milez had his first IVDD episode. After being misdiagnosed with a UTI became paralyzed the same day. Always trust your gut, I knew it was his back. He healed with steroids and crate rest. Then had a second episode 4 months later. After seeking out a second opinion, I found a great Vet who used herbs, vitamins and acupuncture. He runs and plays like a puppy again. Thank you Dodgerslist for the information & support you provide.
140 viewsRuth's Ozzie says "I don't smile or say cheese!! You get what you getting." Ozzie will be 7 in October. Christmas Eve 2 years ago we thought he was gravely ill! It was a disc issue! Frightened the whole family!! He keeps us on our toes!! But love him to bits!
139 viewsCatherine's Falcor turned 7 April 2016. He had 2 back surgeries in 3 months after being paralysed with no deep sensation. Also developed scoliosis. But he is a fighter and he's willing to go on... and chase squirrels ;)
138 viewsCatherine's Falcor loving his blankie on a cool Canadian day.
137 viewsCatherine's Falcor has had his friend, Fluffy, for support.
138 viewsBobbi's Frankie resting post op.
140 viewsBobbi's Frankie wondering about post op crate rest.
136 viewsMichelle's BooBoo in her cart fashioned by Dr. Herrera just outside of Mexico City . BooBoo was depressed and sad until she got her cart. She loved it from the first day and zips around in it like crazy. She is 8 years old now. She went down three years ago and had conservative treatment. I live in a small town in Mexico, and that is the only option. She is now able to do spinal walking, but we still use her cart when she is outside.
138 viewsMikenna's Tally is an 8-year-old mini dachshund. She's had three major IVDD episodes. The second left her completely paralyzed in the hind legs with only some deep pain sensation. After surgery, crate rest and physical therapy she's almost completely normal. She can run, play and act her crazy self. We keep her enthusiasm in check (and no jumping!), but she's a super happy dog.
120 viewsVanessa's Archie remembers: My first episode was in 2012. I spent 3 months in my crate. My Mom would take me out and we would do exercises together. I started walking again after a total of 4 months. I was very wobbly back then, but it only took me 1 year to get very strong! I can run and play with my brother like the good ole' days! I have only had 1 treatment in 4 years where I had to spend some time in my crate.
119 viewsMelanie's Coco had IVVD Surgery Dec. 2008 and continues to do great going on 12 years old!!
120 viewsBarb's LeeLoo LeeLoo is a 5 year old rescue pup. She can't walk but that doesn't slow her down from cart racing or from looking glamorous in her red ball gown drag bag.
120 viewsBarb's LeeLoo LeeLoo is a 5 year old rescue pup. She can't walk but that doesn't slow her down from cart racing or from looking glamorous in her red ball gown drag bag.
122 viewsBarb's LeeLoo is a 5 year old rescue pup. She can't walk but that doesn't slow her down.
119 viewsMichelle's Lucy
116 viewsMichelle's Lucy is still a happy girl!
118 viewsMichelle's Lucy has had two spinal surgeries. The last time she had an occurrence we were tapped out and opted for bedrest and laser treatments. They worked pretty well and she can walk a bit.
118 viewsMichelle's Lucy right after she got her new wheels. She is still not crazy about them but we are working on that.
118 viewsRobert's beloved Oliver Wendell Holmes is 7.5 years old. He's had 3 incidents of IVDD since January of 2015. A Google master, I found the only website in the world helps IVDD-parents (new and experienced) deal with helping their fur-babies get through the problem. From the amazing Founder, Linda Stowe, to all of the amazing, knowledgeable and time-giving moderators dedicated to steer us through a new world and in a kind and gentle way.
114 viewsJeanine's Isabelle is blk/tan long haired (5 yrs old) and Lilly is choc/tan smooth(11 yrs old). Both are Loving Lake Life!
Daisy137 viewsLinda's Daisy ruptured a disk in 2013. With our quick thinking Vet Dr. Cash and our wonderful surgeon Dr. Easom she has fully recovered and is back to her crazy self.
137 viewsPenny's Francesca Rose Snortland or "Frankie" for short says "Good Night!"
110 viewsLaurie's SoSo is a 12 year old IVDD survivor pomeranian in his car dog bed.
110 viewsDenise's Kunu, the Beagle, is the happiest when he's outside.
109 viewsGail's Yost is the Michigan Doxie! Named after famous University of Michigan football coach Fielding Yost.
Our doxie survived 2 back surgeries thanks to the expert surgeons Dogwood Veterinary in Ann Arbor Michigan. Now he can enjoy floating in the pool!
111 viewsJen's Hank has had 3 disc surgeries. Now uses a doggie wheelchair, Hank is loving life! He's still the joyful, loving guy he's always been and now loves hunting chipmunks with his new wheels!
109 viewsNancy's Misti playing ball - IVDD didn't win this time!
110 viewsShannon's Beans is happy, healthy and wobbly and I wouldn't have it any other way. She caught a squirrel less than 1 year after disc surgery and that's pretty darn close to perfect to me.
112 viewsShannon's Beans said: They told mama I'd never walk again. But what do "they" know about me?
111 viewsJackie's Candy Cane back at it
110 viewsJackie's Candy Cane working the legs in the underwater treadmill.
107 viewsGillian's Rowdy is finally swimming in the swamp again after X rays, crate rest, laser therapy, lots of glucosamine, and a careful re-introduction into exercise. A muddy towel is a small price to pay for how happy this makes us both!
111 viewsJaclyn's Bella takes her first walk since being paralyzed and the grass was the first place she wanted to go.
110 viewsJaclyn's Bella enjoying her first time on the patio in 8 weeks!
109 viewsAllison's Linkers had a disc episode and surgery in 2013 - and is fully recovered! It was such a stressful time and DodgersList was my safe place and a wonderful source of information when we were going through all of it. Thank you so much!
133 viewsEmily's Caesar recovered from an IVDD episode with crate rest and medication. He's now back to posing for our annual holiday card!
109 viewsEmily's Caesar recovered from an IVDD episode with crate rest and medication. He's now back to his favorite activities which include napping while wrapped in a blanket!
111 viewsPam's Oscar became paralyzed March 2013. With a 5% chance of a successful surgery, we opted to take him home & care for him although we had no idea what to do! We were shown how to empty him & referred to water therapy. He has a cart for his walks. After all he deserves the best life we can provide for him. It's 3yrs later, he is happy & hopping around the house like a bunny without a care in the world! Unfortunately, nothing has changed, but as long as he has bones & treats everyday life is good for Oscar!
113 viewsRoy's 7 y.o Abbie celebrating Canada Day 5 months after her second surgery and doing well thanks to Dodgerslist!
136 viewsSheree's Ike says one of my favorite things to do is snuggle in Mom's bed. I had successful IVDD surgery in July 2016 at the age of 15 years and 8 months. I can't walk too well yet except on the water treadmill but I sure can wag my tail off. I love going to rehab where I get laser and acupuncture therapy along with the treadmill. I expect to be walking soon. Love and kisses from South Carolina.
108 viewsDeb's Tootsie Lou first was my foster through MWDR (midwest dachshund rescue). We decided to adopt her. She is a joy to have as my little girl!! We love her!
107 viewsToni's Gidget had a disc episode over 4 years ago. Eight weeks cage rest and she is fully recovered.
104 viewsKaitlin's Indigo didn't let an April IVDD cramp his summer plans. After weeks of crate rest and healing, he's back to himself again!!
104 viewsLiz' Hailey is 3 years old. Recovering from Surgery and working very hard. Hailey is now walking again!
105 viewsLisa and Adam adopted Franklin from New York Pet Rescue about 5 years ago. In November of 2015, he suddenly lost use of his back legs, was in terrible pain and could not control his bowels or bladder. We rushed him to Southeast Veterinary Neurology. He received surgery was walking again in just a few weeks!! Dodgerslist helped get us through Franklin's recovery after IVDD surgery. Without them, we would have been so lost. They replied to me every single day with answers to my questions.
104 viewsDorothy's Lola lives in Ontario, Canada and was 11 y.o. on October 2015, two years after she lost her ability to walk. Thanks to Dogerslist and two months of strict crate rest, she made a full recovery.
105 viewsAnni's Isabella 9 years old.
107 viewsAnni's Isabella 9 yrs old.
147 viewsMark's Ziggy: "I'm walking daddy!"
After turning to Dodgerslist to find out how we need to help Ziggy with his post-op needs, this his him with his new support sling for walkies in the backyard. Thank you Dodgerslist for all you do! Ziggy is thankful, as are we, to have you guys buy our side through this!!
168 viewsSusan's 'senior' picture of Jake and Molly. Both had IVDD and surgeries. Both recovered and were able to live a nice long life. 1 comments
146 viewsGina's Bruiser:" I am 8 years old. All I want to do since my surgery four week ago is go outside and play. I am walking all over the place now.... Do my eyebrows and nose look too long in this picture" 1 comments
143 viewsDar's Megan at our local Veterans memorial statue on Memorial Day.1 comments
104 viewsDar's Megan, a rescue. We were celebrating Memorial Day at our local Veterans memorial statue,
105 viewsChelsea's Bazinga had a second disc herniation and now a wobbly walker, but he still patrols his backyard with all the attitude of the king of the jungle.
104 viewsJami's Chessnut, now 11 years old, was diagnosed with IVDD. He never regained full use back but still the same happy boy
102 viewsGabriella's Sebastian, in the bottom left. The little ween next to me is my little sister, Layla. I am just under 8 years old. I had my first disc episode in May 2016. I am still not 100% back to my old self, but my mommy and daddy have been taking very good care of me--I started walking again this past week! I hope to be all healed soon so I can run around the yard and play with Layla like the good ol' days!
107 viewsTheresa's Rocky after 2 months of crate rest and conventional care, all happy and back to chasing birds.
146 viewsAngie's sweet 7 yr old Shiner, 100% recovery from cervical injury. Nothing slows this little guy down! Full Speed Ahead1 comments
109 viewsMary's 5 year old Mila. IVDD episode when she was just 3, she had 8 weeks strict crate rest, meds, laser and lots of swimming in a hydrotherapy pool. You'd never know anything ever happened her. Full of energy and keeps me very busy.
99 viewsLakota's Storm in South Africa is a 10 year old rescue Doxie looking for his forever home with The Dachshund Haven. He went down 3 weeks ago, and has been diagnosed with level 2 IVDD. No surgery needed yet, just plenty of crate rest. Crate Resting in Style
117 viewsChris' Fritz and Coco. Fritz (black) was on crate rest for 5 months after being paralyzed. He is fully recovered. Winston only had one episode of partial weakness and was on crate rest for 2 weeks. Helped immensely by Dodgers list with tips and treatments.
100 viewsDawn's Max covered himself up for the night. He hasn't slept like this in a long time since 2 years ago from his episode. "Bedtime Manners"
100 viewsBarbara Wilson's baby boy Rusty
108 viewsBarbara W's baby boy Rusty
107 viewsBarbara W's baby boy Rusty.
101 viewsMarissa's Pandora known as @inspirationaldachshund zooms through life post surgery and inspires many on Instagram with her big life on two wheels! She's 11 years old and full of zest! She is 8 weeks post op and because of Dodgerslist and vets with knowledge of IVDD I had choices and support. Couldn't have handled without you.
100 viewsMegan's 5 y.o. Bellatrix taking a potty break.
102 viewsSamantha's Skeeter just chilling in my cozy cave
167 viewsBrenda's Weeners recently graduated from her second IVDD episode, healing with conservative crate rest and medications only. She is really enjoying her newfound freedom!1 comments
162 viewsSamantha's Skeeter just waking up from my nap. Skeeter had back surgery a couple of years ago and is now doing well. 1 comments
100 viewsMoore's Oswald did almost 8 weeks of crate rest. He completely recovered. Dodgers list was our salvation. With all your info and advise we knew just what to expect. Oswald has had 2 minor incidents since but thankfully no wobbly legs, just soreness, he recovered after just a few weeks.
166 viewsSamantha's Skeeter napping at Grandmas while our parents were on vacation. 1 comments
102 viewsJenn's Mimi is a 7 year old Dashchund-shih Tzu who loves to cuddle and go out on adventures for squirrels! Mimi on the road.
101 viewsBill's Otto had surgery last October for herniated discs, after a month of crate rest and additional rest for several weeks afterwards, he has made a complete recovery and gets around fine now.
167 viewsSamantha's Skeeter Just got new pj's to wear on Christmas Eve. Sweet dreams everyone!1 comments
100 viewsFor Michelle's Maggie it has been 8 years since surgery- she's been great ever since! New lifestyle of ramps and no jumping- she adapted no problem.
138 viewsRene's Charlie1 comments
101 viewsKaren's Ted and Stinky both have IVDD. Ted (reddish) has had a cervical disc - almost complete recovery with medications alone and Stinky has had several episodes of IVDD symptoms - he has had surgery once and has had 2 rounds of medical therapy (different times). They are happy and well adjusted.
98 viewsKaren's Stinky is a puppy mill rescue. He came to me with not quite complete paralysis. He had surgery and recovered almost completely. He has had another episode at a different level that he recovered from with just medications. He has very mild neurological deficit and is the happiest dog I know. He is a true joy!
102 viewsKerry's Bert playing peek a boo. 6 months post surgery, recovering well and still causing mischief
127 viewsTerri's Pippin in the crate-mobile the family has fashioned. The crate can be lifted off the platform when we no longer need to move him around like this. The wheels swivel in all directions, making it easy to maneuver around furniture. They are heavy duty rubber, which also makes it easy to go from bare floors to rugs. The red crosses on the sides are just red duct tape. All we need is a little horn to beep as we are coming through!
101 viewsKaty's sweet lass, Molly, lives in Scotland. Molly did a fine job of staying in the recovery suite for 8 weeks for conservative treatment. Now she back and happy to walk again.
101 viewsSian's Molly is recovering well after her surgery. After 5 months of weekly hydrotherapy, she is walking unaided for longer every day. She hasn't let it slow her down or stop her bossy side. Remember to listen to your care providers, be patient and use all of the tips and support available on Dodgerslist.
133 viewsElizabeth's Merci (14) is on the first day of crate rest with an IVDD episode on 7/27/16
110 viewsDawn's Max loves his toy that I purchased from Kohl's so he drags it around everywhere he goes (wheelchair or not) "Forever Friends"
107 viewsNancy's handsome Romeo graduated conservative treatment and ready to enjoy many happy years ahead in his forever home!
156 viewsLucinda's Luna showing off her new wheels1 comments
159 viewsBarbara’s IVDD Roxanne had surgery at 7 years old. After recovery, Roxanne enjoyed a long wonderful life of seventeen and a half years doing her favorite things…chasing squirrels and sleeping with mom. Painting by LeAnna Tuff.
111 viewsWendy’s Dutch finished 8 weeks of conservative treatment! While the 8 weeks focused on healing the disc, in that short time Dutch was able to go from not being able to move his legs to now a slightly wobbly walk!
114 viewsRich Signorelli's Pogo celebrated his 18th Birthday in July proving IVDD dogs can lead long and happy lives. Pogo is one of Dodgerslist's first Success Stories. In 2003 Pogo at age 5 experienced an IVDD episode. Read about his recovery
134 viewsPenny's Frankie with her tongue out...bored and so over it.
140 viewsSuzie's Bentley just turned 5! In Sept 2015, Bentley was rushed to Cornell University from Buffalo, NY for emergency spinal surgery to repair four ruptured disk and only had a 50/50 chance of ever walking again even with surgery. Fast forward 10 months later Bentley is walking, and running!
135 viewsSuzie's Bentley watched a lot of Sabres game during my 8 weeks of strict crate rest, is it October yet? I won't be on crate rest but we cannot wait! Let's Go Buffalo!
115 viewsBrooke's Romeo loved to get out of the crate rest for the day and get his laser spa treatments!
142 viewsSandy’s Harley looks forward to some fun family activities after completing 8 weeks of crate rest. I'm such a happy boy now that my back is feeling better ! No more steps for me !!!
118 viewsDavid's Fritzee a 6 yo female was walking in nine weeks.
She had laser therapy, and a scooter. Now she walks on her own again due to: Love, Laughter and Laser.
147 viewsShelby's Carmelo is now a 2-year survivor of a post laminectomy in 2014. Carmelo suffered badly, he couldn't walk, and couldn't use the bathroom by himself. But we never lost hope. With lots of prayers to Jehovah God, therapy, and cage rest, Carmelo is now completely recovered. He enjoys to run and play football outside. We are so thankful for his life and love of life. Don't ever give up faith and hope for your doxies. Do everything in your power to help them. IVDD doesn't mean the end of life.
124 viewsAmy's Remington knows the importance of crate rest: "My sister Dolly had a back injury and it was no fun. Momma took this picture when I was feeling poorly as I had no play buddy and I saw my sister in pain. I made sure I let Dolly rest so she could get better and we could play again. My sister Dolly is all better now and life is good!"
131 viewsAmy's Dolly was on six weeks rest after a back injury. She wants you to know to listen to your vet. She got better because she did just what her vet told her to do and enjoying life at 10 years old.
140 viewsMissy's Hans had three ruptured discs. After strict crate rest and acupuncture, he regained function in his back area and is now able to walk and even run again! He loves going kayaking with us on the weekends.
136 viewsKimberly's Nevaeh prior to her injury. Nevaeh loved long walks in the park. She aspires to get back to these fun days.
123 viewsKimberly's Nevaeh thinks Laser thereapy is so cool...she got to wear shades. After being diagnosed with IVDD our vet recommended a laser therapy. Nevaeh loved it.
132 viewsShari's Baxter Boo became paralyzed in February 2014. By 2015 he was beginning to regain use of his back legs. In 2016, he has made wonderful progress, he can walk for short distances, stand on his own for a couple of minutes and has fully regained the use of his bladder and we no longer have to express him
127 viewsDee's Buddy enjoys the outdoors at Lake Tahoe, CA. He is a 5 year old male long haired Dachshund mix. He had an operation for a compression of the spinal cord in July 2016.
174 viewsYvonne's 10 y.o. Charlotte enjoying a walk in the park and the beautiful Canadian flowers! Surgery was in April 2016.
141 viewsBrian's Lily post-op 2013 and doing great!
128 viewsJulie's sweet boy, Happy became paralyzed April 20,2016...completely unable to stand, walk or even urinate...we thought it was the end.. until Dodgerslist! These women are angels that have the best information! After 8 weeks of exhausting care and strict crate rest we are at 10 weeks! Happy is walking, even running and slowly regaining his strength! We love this little, strong guy!!
150 viewsCheryl's Lucy loves to ride around the farm and bark at cows. She is currently being conservatively treated so she can be be pain free with help from Dodgerslist.
123 viewsMaria's Baxter just turned 12. He had 4 discs repaired Feb 2016. We had a nightmare recuperation as he needed crate rest and wasn't crate trained (crate training is not common in Australia).
Fast forward 4 months he is walking..but has been left with a slight limp..still he's a very happy boy.
173 viewsTricia's Rowdy is now a "4 on the floor" guy and walking jauntily! 3 years ago, Rowdy was completely paralyzed with loss of bladder function with the disc episode. We chose medication treatment and 8 weeks of strict crate rest.
134 viewsTricia's Rowdy has recovered from an disc episode... "I'm 4 on the floor"
152 viewsTucker has enjoyed all the information his mom, Phyllis, received at!
130 viewsLynette's 10 y.o. Sadie loves to sunbathe. After two herniated disks, Sadie beat pancreatitis, and two kidney infections. We enjoy every one of her healthy days as a blessing. Dodgerslist was a big part of her process in healing. So thankful I found the web site.
195 viewsJackilyn’s Piper is all smiles because, thanks to the support and advice of the DodgersList forum members, she graduated from conservative treatment (strict crate rest + meds) and has been IVDD episode free for a year now. Piper is healthy and loving life!
175 viewsTeresa's Sammy: "But mom you're upside down!" Sammy was completely paralyzed, but through the knowledge and support of Dodgerslist and my Vet. He walks again :)
145 viewsPhyllis' Tucker says "Look Mom! Standing by my own! Glad you found Dodgerslist, lotsa helpful info that's getting me back in my feet!"
150 viewsJulie’s Nala is walking today and even running. There have been no disc episode for two years since Conservative treatment in April 2014! Nala loves her treats, walks, and snuggling in bed. Thanks for all of the great information I got from Dodgerslist.
184 viewsAlejandra's Chewy graduated from 8 weeks of conservative treatment. He's back and enjoying life with his mom and family.
165 viewsJen's Hank has a great attitude and is working hard with his rehab team six weeks out from his second disc surgery in the course of 6 months.
152 viewsJen's Hank first attempt at the treadmill six weeks from his second disc surgery in the course of six months.
161 viewsKerry's Bert in the UK is a 6 year old miniature Dachshund looking very sorry for himself when he suffered a disc problem. He is now 6 weeks post op and has gone from paralyzed back legs to now walking!
187 viewsHalyna's Grishka getting ready for exercises: "They relax me I feel soooooo good afterwards."
166 viewsHalyna's Grishka tried underwater treadmill after completing 8 weeks of conservative treatment to let the disc heal. Very surprising results. Grishka couldn't walk on land. With underwater treadmill therapy he is learning art of walking now.
154 viewsHalyna's Grishka looking forward to underwater treadmill this week!
173 viewsHalyna's Grishka loves the gardens in the UK. Going from paralyzed legs to now just able to scratch, water therapy gives hope for walking.
162 viewsCarrie's Abby sporting her new Help em up Harness.
167 viewsCarrie's Abby: After finishing conservative treatment, Abby received 10 water treadmill and 10 laser treatment. She can walk slowly, her condition is stable after being paralyzed for 5 months!!
197 viewsSusi's 10 y.o. Hans after graduating conservative treatment is doing very well. Got a new harness, loosing some excess weight and very happy!
188 viewsPaula's Clark thinks the earthy smells of a crisp Fall morning stroll are the best! Since his Oct 2006 surgery at age 4, Clark has been a very happy and healthy boy!
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