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1798 viewsMaria's Baxter is 13 years old.. Surgery Feb 2016
Happy little boy with a big appetite who loves to be spoilt.
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1777 viewsMeganW's Joe had his first episode & spinal surgery two years ago, he had a great recovery & loves life! He is full of attitude and sass & is the center of our lives.
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192 viewsGina's Dukie sticking his nose through trying to get sympathy1 comments
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182 viewsCaryle's Amos had his 2nd surgery Sep 2016 and is doing well in recovery.
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178 viewsCarolyn's Buckeye is happy to be finished with his crate rest treatment, and is continuing to make an excellent recovery! Here he is enjoying his favorite activity, snoozing. 1 comments
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177 viewsMaryM's Oscar starting his 3rd week of crate rest
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177 viewsGallery now closed for work on producing the annual calendar

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167 viewsThis is a label I printed out and had stuck to Marley's File Folder at the VETS OFFICE. I won't leave it to Techs who do not know him....
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162 viewsSusi’s Hans getting his first aqua therapy session last year after his second IVDD episode. He's walking thanks to to good advice, support and the mods who encouraged me to advocate for him at the vets office
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154 viewsBrittany's kitty, Bambi, protesting her 8th week of crating.

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154 viewsSamatha's Skeeter is now 5 years post op from IVDD surgical intervention. He's doing great! Nap 😴 time. 1 comments
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154 viewsSamantha & Whitney's Skeeter,now 5 years post op, kicked his sister Coco out of her bed.1 comments
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154 viewsSamatha & Whitney's Skeeter is now 5 years post op from IVDD surgical intervention. He's doing great! His first airplane ✈️ ride. 1 comments
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153 viewsSkeeter is now 5 years post op from IVDD surgical intervention. He's doing great! Annoying his sister Coco.1 comments
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153 viewsSamantha's Skeeter enjoys ear rubs from his dad!1 comments
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153 viewsSamantha and Whitney bought Skeeter a dapper bow tie. Skeetner, now 5 years post op, is doing great! 1 comments
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152 viewsTeresa's Oscar is doing great after treatment at River Canine Rehab and support from DodgesList. He enjoys the water treadmill and obstacle course. Lasers are so cool! Eleven years old and lots of life and love left in this sweet guy. 1 comments
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152 viewsCathyN adopted Pittman from DRNA in May, 2013. He was 5 years old then, and walked with "a hitch in his giddy-up". We knew he had a bad back but he had his first and thankfully minor episode in 2016 with a second this year. So far so good and no surgery needed. Thanks to Dodgerslist I knew what meds to talk about with the doctor, and to ask for laser treatments1 comments
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152 viewsSamantha & Whitney's Skeeter is now 5 years post op from IVDD surgical intervention is doing great. Coco watches over Skeeter--- Brother & Sister love ❤️!1 comments
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151 viewsAngieS' Shiner is the light of my life! He went down with a cervical episode in 2016. We went to the vet (and they have weens so very informed on IVDD), received anti-inflams and appropriate pain meds, 8 weeks strict crate rest (along with his rice sock), and used support and information from dodgerslist to direct me on how to take care of him day to day. (knock on wood) Shiner is 100% and hasn't had another issue.1 comments
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150 viewsJennifer's Pixie 5years old. Special needs Doxie. Paralysed, unsuccessful surgery 08/16. Doing just fine!
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149 viewsSamantha's Skeeter is now 5 years post op from IVDD surgical intervention. He's doing great! Loving life. Here he is hanging out with his dad with his happy tooth out!1 comments
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147 viewsAmyC's Liza is an IVDD superhero in her first boudoir photo shoot.
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146 viewsYvonne's Charlotte developed a bump on her neck. It was aspirated, now waiting for a report.
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145 viewsLarry's Sniddles after 8 weeks of crate rest and meds. Happy and active, not appearing to be in pain but back is always arched.
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Dukie's 1st cage rest. 143 viewsGina's Dukie's 1st day of 24/7 Cage rest, looking so pitiful with his sad eyes haha
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143 viewsSueF's beautiful spider Molly she is 8 years old she is the fastest spider in the North and we love her so very very much
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141 viewsAmber's Winston IS the sun king!
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141 viewsDiane C. reports that rescue. Sullivan, sustained a disc injury and despite surgery did not regain use of his rear legs. He has adapted well to a wheelchair and continues to be a ball hog! He has been adopted by a wonderful, active family!
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140 viewsJill's Reese is 8 weeks post op. We just had his recheck at the Neuro office and they are thrilled with his progress from down on all four leg to now walking! Reese has graduated and is proudly sports his new shirt.
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140 viewsAshley's Jackson post IVDD surgery - Resting in his recovery suite about 6 days post op and 2nd full day at home.
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140 viewsAmber's Winston's doing scratchies! left foot has more purposeful movement every day!
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139 viewsMitch's Roxy recovered with a surgery and conservative treatment during 2014. Roxy (LH) and Kiki found a squirrel in the tree!
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138 viewsJulie's Pickles showing big improvements; he walks very short distances on grass and although he looks like he's drunk, it's going waaaay better than I could have dreamt after he first went lame and had surgery.
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138 viewsDebG says there is no stopping this wheelie girl!!
Rollin with " Tootsie Lou" gets everywhere she needs to after not being a surgical candidate for her back wheels were the best thing!! Loving life!
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137 viewsMikeA's Gracie at her first laser therapy session after surgery. How do you like her "Doggles"?
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137 viewsJessB's Sundance first day home after surgery.
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137 viewsIt has been 2 years since Liz' Tutti iVDD diagnosis. Tutti says: I am doing great! I have a doggone pawsome medical team including my conventional and holistic veterinarians, trainer, groomer, nutritionist, family and the wonderful people at Dodgerslist! They really mean it when they say "We have your back!" Heartfelt thanks forever!
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136 viewsGayle's Elmer just starting conservative treatment mid July 2017
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136 viewsBonnie's Jinx continues to be his spunky self 2 1/2 years after his IVDD episode and spinal surgery. He'll be 14 in December and never ceases to amaze us with his ongoing energy and enthusiasm for life.
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136 viewsKaren's 15 y.o. Jade lives in the UK - August 2017 (9 months post-op) absolutely loves her walks (and sometimes runs) on the grass whatever the weather. Still sporting a small bald patch from her surgery but it's growing back just in time for the winter!
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136 viewsMichelle' Barney had his first episode of IVDD in May of 2012 and now he's a speedster. I don't know what we would have done without the support of Dodgerslist. You helped me find the right doctor and the right treatments that led to him living five more incredible years. We owe his life to you and we will be forever grateful for you.
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135 viewsKay's Timmy back after a post op rest in January 2017. Now he's been enjoys the summer from behind his stylish shades.
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135 viewsMandy's Maisy can go anywhere. Here she is hiking in the woods enjoying the beautiful weather.
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>135 viewsRoxanneA's Rowdy became paralyzed quite suddenly in late November 2016. He had surgery the next day and has done so well. He runs, plays and is very happy. We are so thankful.
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134 viewsAbby's Waffles, on conservative treatment, just regained bladder control today, Wahoo!!! There is such good hope that leg function will return, too! Waffles is dreaming of being king of her backyard again.
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134 viewsDottieW's puggle, Sarge, now can take some wobbly steps after a Mar 2017 surgery! Dr. Pribyl pointed Dottie to Dodgerslist to help her with post-op care. Daily water therapy in a child's plastic pool and warm water of the bathtub assist this puggle with learning to walk. Go Sarge!!
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134 viewsCathyL's Kasey out of crate 3 days shy of 8 weeks...doing great!! full of energy..trying to keep him calm and still let him enjoy life!
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134 viewsNancyS' Maisey is a happy girl with our grandson. Maisey Faye has always thought of him her baby.
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133 viewsTata's 4 year old Pickles: 3 herniated disks, surgery 5/4/17, now in recovery! "Frankendog"?
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133 viewsKaren's happy and health Jade sends big staffy kisses from the UK. August 2017 (9 months post-op)
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133 viewsMorganB's Jax is a sweet 7-year-old Shar-Pei who has IVDD due to abuse he suffered from his previous owners. He had surgery to correct an episode in November of 2016, and after fully recovering his hobbies include: snuggling, watching Game of Thrones, long walks, chewing bones, running around and playing with his brother, and sunbathing. Jax the Shar-Pei loves to play
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133 viewsIVDD Warrior
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132 viewsMegan's Lucy had a disc episode in December 2016. My vet gave her an NSAID and told me that if she didn't get better my only choice was to send St Louis for an expensive surgery. I didn't have it. With the help of Dodgerslist and a dear friends we found out that Lucy could do a treatment of Prednisone and muscle relaxers and strict kennel rest for 8 weeks. Lucy is now doing great and has never been in such good shape.
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130 viewsKay's Timmy back home and resting in his recovery suite after disc surgery
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130 viewsDannette's Baby Frehley is an 8 yr old shihtzu
She was completely down and could not even lift her head.
Had surgery on c3-4 discs on May 19,2017 and happily is back up playing and running and doing great!!! She has some days where she stumbles, but doing GREAT!! Don't give up!!!! Make sure you have a wonderful harness after surgery. It was a lifesaver!!!
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129 viewsSusan G's Sirius (red one) getting a little sunshine during a potty break from the crate. :) That's his "Brother from another mother", Smokey....always there for emotional support.
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128 viewsJenS's Pete will have to get back to some of that bubble madness again, now that he has graduated from post op rest.
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127 viewsDawnG's Super Dog to the Rescue! Time to fight neighborhood crime of humans not picking up after their pets during a walk. This is the job for...SUPER MAX!!
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125 viewsKaren's Jade in the UK tries on Christmas outfits as 5 weeks post op crate rest boredom sets in.
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124 viewsKaren's Staffy/JR mix in the UK now 5 weeks post op crate rest the boredom sets in. Jade tries on her Christmas outfits.
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124 viewsMichelle's Jaeger on Feb 2017: Day 1 of Crate Rest. 3 days post IVDD episode and home from hospitalization. Drugged up well and ready to start his crate rest.
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121 viewsKourtney and Tom's Finnly is the most determined pup, his willingness to adapt to every adjustment in his recovery is astounding. He's our little hero!
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120 viewsVickyC's 10 y.o. Willy just recently had spinal surgery, may or may not walk. We will see. Willy says: “ I just Know I am going to play ball again!!"
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119 viewsSharon's Lacey loves the snow!
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119 viewsThe Brother's family with Peanut's first time in the underwater treadmill tank. Very cool!
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119 viewsAshleyC's Bodhi wants to inspire all of the dogs to keep smiling, because there's a lot of life to soak up and live after an IVDD diagnosis and a 2016 surgery.
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119 viewsElaine's Ernie came into her care eighteen months ago, he had been treated conservatively but sadly remained paralysed. He has had a few small and one large episode. He, like most dachshunds are tough and never let a disability stop them from enjoying life. Ernie the fastest dachshund in Scotland!
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118 viewsMandyW's Maisy, 3 year old Cockapoo, enjoying a calming session of acupuncture!
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118 viewsPatti's Ginger
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118 viewsPricillaS' with all of them together. ..oh and with Fernando the "Ugly Dachshund," Scooby, AvaRose, Gabriel, Tiny
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117 viewsLoriN's Jasper snuggles up to his blankey, 2 days post surgery
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117 viewsVictoria's Duak with paw turned out
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117 viewsSteve's Wally, from Canada, is a Rescue from a puppy mill in 2009/
The first of 2017, Wally went down and now mom and dad restrict his movements while healing for the next 8 weeks. He's on Prednisone and Gabapentin for pain.
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117 viewsRob's Oliver by September will have completed 8 weeks of conservative treatment in his recovery suite and back to enjoying the lounging on the cool hallway floors.
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117 viewsKathleen's Daphne, Fr. Bulldog can run and squat and enjoy her life again after surgery! Dodger's List saved our sanity more than once in the last year. Daphne and we thank you!
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117 viewsLejia's Gunner in Seattle on first day of injury. Look how happy he is! His guardian, taking the picture, was not as delighted. Dogs are amazing beings and we are lucky to be with them.
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117 viewsConnie and Kevin's little TOBY is 4 years old he has been paralyzed since he was 1 and a half from a bad jump but that don't stop him he loves to take walks in his stroller, share ice cream, play hide and seek, play with toys sleep on the bed with daddy and mama and be silly by smiling and acting like a bat. This little guy will melt your heart.
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116 viewsJennieP's Zoey one year out from surgery. Zoey is a very playful girl with lots and lots of energy.
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116 viewsAlisonC and Dan's dog "Slink". This photo is pre-surgery but he is currently still recovering at the speciality care center after his hemilaminectomy surgery on July 8, 2017.
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116 viewsKay's Timmy amongst the flowers in Bristol, England.
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116 viewsLisaS' Peter Parker is a 16 year old IVDD Surviror (cervical 2013)! Peter loves river trips, meat and his mommy!!
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116 viewsNancy's Ellie Ana thinks Dodgerslist has been invaluable! So happy to have found this site and the wealth of knowledge from the moderators and other members in the forum!
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116 viewsJenW's Louie out for an afternoon stroll
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116 viewsAfter two surgeries for IVDD, DebbieD's Oscar has become a keen cyclist and loves to go touring with the wind blowing in his ears.. This was a lovely spring ride to the Swing Bridge in Sale, Victoria Australia.
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115 viewsHrtb's Ginger at 10 years old- picture of health . . . then neck pain issue
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115 viewsJudithG-s Copper is a 6 yr old female!
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115 viewsThis is Judith's Copper pre-surgery when she was in a lot of pain.
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115 viewsThis is Charlotte's Toni on his second week of crate rest after an IVDD episode.
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115 viewsNoella's Gracie is a very strong wobble walker & uses her cart to give her the top line of a champion.
She's a true inspiration and the love of me life.
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115 viewsNoella's Bo is her goofy li'l foster kid. He's up wobble walking now and I'm very excited for him. Bo loves to play and toss toys about. He's a very loving li'l man that will charm you every day.
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115 viewsMandyW's Maisy loves taking her wheels to the beach and exploring the sand, people and water.
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115 viewsKatriniaB's Sweet Penny
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115 viewsRoxanne's Princess Nelli took time to be correctly diagnosed with IVDD. Unfortunately she was also prescribed conflicting meds (NSAIDS and steriods). Luckily for Nelli and me, we joined Dodgerslist and they immediately alerted me to the potential emergency. Thanks to their alert, I was able to consult with my vet and avert a disaster. Nelli is in the middle of her crate rest but I'm optimistic....and grateful for the great Dodgerslist moderators for their support of complete strangers like me.
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115 viewsscharfey's Gretchen had her back surgery at 4 years of age, with recurrence at about 14. She used her cart and lived happily until age 17. Here she is trick or treating with my granddaughter.
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115 viewsAt age 12, SharonD's Jared suffered his first struggle with cervicle nerve impingement. He was in severe pain. He and I were both afraid. Strict crate rest and medications saw Jared through to healing. Minor episodes since, but old Uncle Jared is now 16.5 years old.
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114 viewsAimee's Tallulah takes time for a close up after graduating post op crate rest.
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114 viewsDeborah's Killian has graduated conservative treatment and is watching the cat jump onto the table with interest. Pillow is still more comfortable than the floor.
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114 viewsJennieP's Zoey loving a nap. Since surgery a year ago, we have modifications to our routine such as keeping stairs and furniture blocked off - ALWAYS!
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114 viewsJoAnn C's precious Baxter.
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114 views"Love my brave boy, Baxter, with all my heart!" ~JoAnn C
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114 viewsDanyale's Charlie Cooper
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114 viewsLouie recovering after his minor surgery.
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114 viewsThat sweet little tongue
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114 viewsJenW only can imagine what Louie's dreams are made of. This little boy melts the heart even when he is napping
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114 viewsJenW's Louie says: Im ready for my close-up
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114 viewsJen's Louie has a favorite treat. His guilty pleasure is getting a puppuccino from Starbucks
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114 viewsGlenda's Harley-D is a little over 1 year post-op surgery. Thanks to my awesome Mom and Dr. Kemp and Dr. Clary and their quick action I am back to loving life and chasing anything that moves. Especially squirrels! I am almost 10 and don't have any plans of slowing down anytime soon...but I do love naps!
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114 viewsAmyD's Jethro says: "It was tough at first but I have gotten used to mom dressing me up."
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113 viewsDeborah's Killian is enjoying his post conservative release from the kennel and is making himself comfortable.
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113 viewsCarolyn's Buckeye is happy to be finished with his crate rest treatment, and is continuing to make an excellent recovery!
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113 viewsGayle's Elmer is four years old. After a July 2017 surgery he is out of pain and now can wobbly walk!!
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113 viewsSonia's Kacper, a Chinese Crested Powderpuff. This was taken last week, Kacper walked a total of 32.8 miles during this week on our caravan holiday. Kacper is now 10, he had his episode at 6 years old, he was completely paralysed in his back legs, as you can see not anymore. He's such a little trooper.
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113 viewsJane's Seiji woke us up in the middle of the night one morning in distress. He was no longer able to walk. We rushed him to the vet and he recognized that he had IVDD after an x-ray was taken. Seiji had emergency surgery and they only gave gim a 50-50 chance of walking again. Recovery for him was long and difficult. If it wasn't for Dodgerslist and all the invaluable information that they had about exercise and rehabilitation, I don't think we could've gotten through it. Thank you, Dodgerslist!
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113 viewsHarvey and Harley Quinn here, modeling Ruff Ramps used to help reduce the risk of developing IVDD.
After learning from Dodgerslist about all the risks associated with our breed developing IVDD. Our Dad started making and selling pet ramps on etsy to help us and other breeds reduce their risk. No more jumping to our favorite spots on the couch or bed. The ramps even have "Easy Grip Dips" so we don't slip.
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113 viewsLouie off in dream land
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113 viewsLouie opening his presents on Christmas morning
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113 viewsJenW's Louie has a favorite spot when traveling in the RV
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113 viewsNancyB's Mathew is dressed as a farmer for Halloween for our local dog park annual Halloween at Lyon Oaks Dog Park in Wixom , Michigan. Matthew loves to run the lure coursing they had there and even won for best costume. Dodgerslist was a great blessing for Matthew when he was 3 years old. We had a scare with IVDD and did cold laser and acupuncture for one year. Matthew loves to chase the big dogs along the fence that divides the small dogs from the large dogs at the dog park.
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113 viewsSharonB's Wally walking again!
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112 viewsLoriA's Cooper on his 1st birthday before getting hurt.
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112 viewsRob's Oliver is recovering nicely from the skin effects of diarrhea.
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112 viewsRebecca's Cookie loves going outside and laying in the grass.
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112 viewsMaria's Baxter 13 years old from Australia. He had neck surgery in Feb 2016. Happy little boy with a big appetite who loves to be spoilt.
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112 viewsAmy's Dolly is praying for all dogs to get better soon
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112 viewsAllisonH thought when Bowser (Chocolate/Tan) one day woke up and couldn't walk his life was honestly over. After doing alot of research and finding Dodgerslist.com and hearing about others stories, I didn't give up and had him on cage rest for 12 weeks. He has not had a back problem since and that was years ago. I don't think I would have done it without the help of members on Dodgerslist.com! Thank you so much!
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112 viewsChrisD's Fritz went down January 2014. I tried to get him in some medical trials but no go. I decided to use crate rest. I had no choice. Luckily he didn't lose his bowel control. He leaked a bit and that's it. He was on crate rest for 6 months and I followed dodger list recommendations. He escaped out of his crate once and I wanted to be extra sure he was healed up so I added some extra time. At first he was on pain meds but I gradually weaned him off those. He hasn't had a relapse.
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112 viewsJodiH's Sweetpee (girl) in skunk costume. She is twelve in this picture and is a long haired dachshund. She had back surgery spring of 2016 and now has become diabetic but is going strong.
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112 viewsNancyB's little witch. Gary is 11 years old. Only one we have that will wear clothes.
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112 viewsMancyB's Matthew defeated IVDD at age 3 with help of this website . We did acupuncture and cold laser
for close to a year. We also went to Dr Galle from this webiste as he was only an
hour drive from my home. We visited there twice. Matthew is fine . He runs and plays
but we do not allow jumping ever
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112 viewsLauren's Heidi is half dachshund, half cairn terrier. She had trouble with her back and put on crate rest when she was 6 months old, but she's been better since. She's my mini Wonder Woman
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112 viewsChelsea's Bazinga 2017. After three IVDD episodes, Bazinga still walks with scuffing nails and a wobble. He loves to be included on our adventures, especially when we go to the lake.
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112 viewsLouie celebrating his 12th birthday this year
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112 viewsAshleyS's LuLu, 8 year mini doxie as a Christmas reindeer. LuLu is 3x IVDD survivor thanks to Dodgerslist.

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112 viewsLouie's favorite thing to do is go for car rides
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112 viewsCoffee for me, please! After two surgeries for IVDD, DebbiD's Oscar has traveled many miles in his pram. Now he just uses it to hang out at table level in cafes, hoping for a taste of a latte.
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112 viewsRaci Lu Dae underwent surgery for IVDD in September 2016. After long, hard weeks of rest she began water treadmill therapy along with laser treatments. She has gotten stronger and faster as the months have gone on. She enjoys running around the farm with the chickens, snoozing on the couch and most of all eating whatever she can find!
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112 viewsDeborahR's 9 year old Raci enjoying some cuddle time with her best friend Prince, 6.
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112 viewsCarol A's Ty was such a trooper during his daily water therapy in our bathtub following his disc surgery in 2007. He's now a healthy 15 years old & still enjoys a quick swim.
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112 viewsJudy and Arnold's B is now 12 and runs, plays, kills snakes.... one tough little woman dog! IVDD dog and surgery at 4. She ran against all males and came in second!!!! So proud of her! College Station, TX
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112 viewsThis is CherylE's Tucker Anthony...had an IVDD incident and immediate surgery March 7th, 2017.
After PT and acupuncture, he is fully healed and an IVDD survivor!
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111 viewsTrish's Rocky before IVDD & relapse. Rocky was a champion show dog before IVDD. He loved walking, running, barking at birds, playing with his Pit mix buddy Calamity & his uncle Flair.
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111 viewsClaudia did not give up on Coco even though her vet did after completion of conservative treatment. After locating a new vet to provide acupuncture and underwater treadmill, Coco is now walking!
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111 viewsRobertW's Oliver on crate rest
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111 viewsEmily's Jazzy isn't scared of IVDD but IVDD should be scared of Jazzy. This is the face of a fighter.
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111 viewsMelP's Hunley says: "Happy Halloweenie."
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111 viewsJenK's Luci: 7 years old; Diagnosed w/IVDD at 5 y/o. We were told to put her down, but Dodgerslist gave us all the info and confidence we needed to do crate rest. She can now walk (wobbly) but we still need to express her which we know how to do, thanks to Dodgerslist!!
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111 viewsMaryD's Rodney has had 2 surgeries on his back, and both have been successful due to quick action and knowledge of the vet. He recovered with crate rest after each surgery and we now do not allow him to climb stairs or jump. He has returned to his usual self each time
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111 viewsMarie's Piglett getting hydrotherapy. The advice and support we received at Dodgerlist through conservative care/Crate Rest and now after as we go through Pulse Stimulation Therapy and Hydrotherapy to increase Piglette's mobility after a suspected IVDD episode has been invaluable. I wish I would have known about it sooner! Thank you!!!
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111 viewsAllisonH's Bowser
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111 viewsMichelleP rescued two! Abby from a hoarding situation in KY, and Amy was found wandering in Immokolee FL as a stray. Both wonderful doxies! No back issues so far thank God. We had lost a prior mini dox to myelomalacia which developed after a disc injury.
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111 viewsTony's Maggie Conservative Graduate "Maggie on all fours singing Eye of the Tiger" (due to her post surgery, to paralysis, to conservative rehabilitation spanning four months).
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111 viewsSoaking up the sun while on neighborhood watch
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111 views"supersize me" at the Drive Thru
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111 viewsJennie's Zoey getting some snuggle time with Mom and Dad in the big bed #sleepygirl

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111 viewsJackieB's Joey is a highly lovable, fuzzy little boy with a love for people, biscuits, and chasing tennis balls. He is an excellent guard dog to his new human baby brother.
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111 viewsNancyD's Mickey IVDD Fully Recovered
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111 viewsJenW's Louie got caught getting into the whip cream
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111 viewsSamantha's Skeeter is now 5 years post op from IVDD surgical intervention. He's doing great! Here he is hanging out with his sister Coco.
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111 viewsMaryK's Mila wonders: Does this go any faster!?
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111 viewsJax is a sweet 7-year-old Shar-Pei who now has IVDD due to abuse he suffered from his previous owners. He had surgery to correct an episode in November of 2016, and after fully recovering his hobbies include: snuggling, watching Game of Thrones, long walks, flirting, chewing bones, running around and playing with his brother, and sunbathing.
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111 viewsYogikon's Ollie had back surgery in 2014 and has had a great recovery. If I hadn't found Dodgerslist, I wouldn't have known that surgery (or crate rest) was even an option for an IVVD injury. Thank you for giving so many dogs, and dog lovers more time together!
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111 viewsJenniferH's red Rosie had surgery over 4 years ago and is doing great! Ben is on the right.
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111 viewsMars B. says: "This is Henry, he's 4 1/2 years home & was diagnosed with IVDD on April 10, 2017. After being paralyzed for 3 months with strict crate rest, daily physical therapy, faith and undying love he now walks! I still do PT with him & give him breaks on long walks. He's my world. Not sure if he knows it but I didn't save him from IVDD , he saved me!"
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111 viewsMarilynK's Gabi loves to sit on the couch and watch the action outside. There may be some barking involved!
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111 viewsSueF's Molly Roll showing off her stuff at the opening of Four Paws Rehab Toronto 💜
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111 viewsLeslieC's Maximillian enjoying a day in the park! 13yrs Bedminster, New Jersey.
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111 viewsDebbieH's Petey can walk again!
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111 viewsBarbK’s Ollie is snug as a bug, in a rug! Ollie-9 yrs old (IVDD at 6 yrs old)
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111 viewsSamanthaG's Molly at our neighborhood park. Enjoying the beautiful weather
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111 viewsRich's Pogo is 19 enjoys his happy and healthy life pool side.
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110 viewsAshley's Jackson post IVDD surgery. About 6 days post surgery, 2nd full day at home in his recovery suite.
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110 viewsJulesM's lovely Lola Victoria .. chihuahua 4 years old diagnosed with ivdd.
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110 viewsNancy's Matthew is a 6 year old Shih tzu At age 3 with help of Dodgerslist and Dr Galle a disc episode was defeated. Matthew is fine running and playing but not allow jumping ever.
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110 viewsRebecca's beautiful Cookie enjoys every chance she gets to lay in the grass and soak up the sun.
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110 viewsBettyB's Buddy
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110 viewsThis is MichelleB's Abby at last year's Halloweenie in Atlanta. She loved being the only "Hula girl" at the party!
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110 viewsMelanieC's Ms. Penny in her Underdog costume from last year. Now that she's graduated post-op crate rest - she's no Underdog - she needs a Superdog costume!
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110 viewsJenW's Louie going for a trip in the RV
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110 viewsJennieP's Zoey
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110 viewsJax is a sweet 7-year-old Shar-Pei who has IVDD due to abuse he suffered from his previous owners. He had surgery to correct an episode in November of 2016, and after fully recovering his hobbies include: snuggling, watching Game of Thrones, long walks, chewing bones, running around and playing with his brother, and sunbathing. Jax doesn't follow the rules
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110 viewsReneeD says for her Danka living in San Diego means taking wheel walks all year round. The Plumaria blooms are just too beautiful to pass. Danka the Dachshund in Wheels
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110 viewsMarjorieJ's Cookie, blind-deaf double dapple, now about 13 years old. Adopted her when she was about 9. Two years ago, she began to limp and she got progressively worse. We first tried complete crate-rest but being blind and deaf, she is constantly seeking us out and wants to touch us or one of her dachsie siblings. The only aggravated her injury. Two days into crate-rest, we realized that she needed surgery. The poor pup was in agonizing pain. Her surgery went well and she was soon back to herself
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110 viewsDr. Judy's Dogtor Louie is ready for the Holidays!
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110 viewsThis is Cheryl L's Freddy, my wonder weiner dog! Back in May of 2017, Freddy went down with IVDD. We tried conservative treatment, but he had to have surgery. We were given a 50/50 chance of him being able to recover and gain use of his back legs. I am happy to report that he is doing well, walking, wagging his tail and wanting to run! I love my little Chubby Bunny!!!
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110 viewsJessica and Richard's Rusty disc episode has been managed well with crate rest and the excellent advice of Dodgerslist!
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110 viewsBarbC's Baby, the little black and white, is 10 years old and was completely down when we got her. Now she is a spark of life.
Tinker, the beanie hat guy, is 15 and in addition to IVDD, has Cushing's and hip dysplasia. He is just awesome though. We adopted him almost a year ago, thought he was going to be hospice but he is loving life.
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110 viewsNancyB's Lanette is a survivor of IVDD. I think this picture captures her personality best.
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110 viewsTracyR's French Bulldog, Isabel favorite pastime stick chewing! She has IVDD and is paralyzed. Isabel is a very happy spoiled girl who loves life. She has adjusted very well without the use of her back legs. Dodgerslist was a lifesaver for us when we were going through all the options for her IVDD. We are so thankful for this website.
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110 viewsGayleM's Elmer is now running and enjoying life post-op!!
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109 viewsTerry's Dach recovered after surgery.
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109 viewsLauren's Heidi is a doxie-Carin Terrier mix. Her first disc episode was at 6 months old. Heidi is a mini Wonder Woman and doing just fine now a days.
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109 viewsMichelleB's Abby loved being the only Hula Grild at Halloweenie in Atlanta. At Halloweenie this year, I will be handing out your brochures and volunteering at the IVDD booth for a little while.
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109 viewsSylvie's Pollly is 10 now. She was a stray when she found us. i do believe it's a spinal cord injury. she is in the crate for what Dodgers website recommended 8 long weeks. She is a fighter, i am hoping for a miracle
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109 viewsSandyC's Ulla "Perseverance is a Dachshund with a purpose."
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109 viewsTerry N's BEAUTIFUL furbabies. Savannah, Sir MacDoodle, Zoey, and old man, IVDD Surgeries survivor, Dach in front.
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109 viewsJessB's Butch (dressed as Ewok) and Sundance (dressed as Chewbacca)- rescued Shih Tzu mix,
assumed to be brothers, approximately 5yo. Both have IVDD.
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109 viewsBeverlyK's Dahlia says: Thank you Dodgerslist for the great advice you provided to my mom! With your guidance, I am chasing squirrels again! Love, hugs and dachsie kisses!
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109 viewsJenniferH's Ben is dressed as Speed Racer. He loves to run so it fits his personality.
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109 viewsGail's Yost has had 2 back surgeries! Plus one incident of just using meds and crate rest. He's recovered from them all!!! He's now 8 years old. No jumping and no stairs!
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109 viewsGayleM's Elmer is so much better. I want to thank Dodgerslist for the wonderful support you gave us.
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109 viewsAbbyW's Waffles says: "I am a very good girl and I would like a treat please!"
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109 viewsLeslieC's Maximilian von hotdog is 13 years old and has had bouts with varying degrees of IVDD. Hey still enjoys the beautiful outdoors and lives life to the fullest even when it's on the couch.
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109 viewsTracyR and Isabel's trip to Carmel.
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109 viewsSamanthaG's Molly on vacation with family this summer. Rolling along the Gulf & enjoying the sunset.
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109 viewsSamantha G's Molly is the best gift under the tree!
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109 viewsSamanthaG'sMolly on a swim
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108 viewsCheryl's Tyson says: "My daddy said I was born a NC Tarheel" My first disc episode happened to me this summer at 9 y.o. I'm gonna beat this episode with conservative treatment!
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108 viewsAngelaC's Louie, 5 years old, is on his 3rd wk of crate rest at home in the UK.
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108 viewsShelby's Lucy is enjoying the love of her two favorite humans after a surgery.
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108 viewsLaurenS's Winston has IVDD and has been paraplegic since January of this year. He has logged countless hours of hydrotherapy, acupuncture, physical therapy, and cart-time, but we love him just the way he is, and hope he'll be around for another 7 years at least.
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108 viewsThis is KrystenK's Oscar. He is 7 years old and has been paralyzed for 3 years due to IVDD. He loves life and doesn't let his injury slow him down!
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108 viewsStarla's Moe had his second surgery in August 2017 and is doing great! Here he is enjoying some physical therapy outside!
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107 viewsGayle A's handsome 4 1/2 year old fur baby "Flynn" he had surgery 6 weeks ago on 5/12/16 for a ruptured disc in the T12/13 which was compressing his spinal cord. He is still being crated and has had lots of physio but I'm delighted to say he has regained full use of his back legs and is able to walk, run etc. We are still taking things slowly and had a total lifestyle change e.g. absolutely no jumping ! Your site gave me so much hope and help when we discovered Flynn had IVDD.
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107 viewsRocco’s Sophie's resting and counting the days down being a bit silly playing peek-a-boo lol
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107 viewsNorma's Cali heading to hospital for surgery.
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107 viewsTimS' Missy went through a regimen of Pprednisone, and Laser treatment along with crate rest after loosing control of both legs. She continues to improve. As you can see, she is now walking although a bit wobbly but he hope she recovers fully, otherwise, she will be sporting a pink set of wheels. Many thanks to this forum for all the help and for being a Beacon of Hope during a most stressful time!
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105 viewsRocco’s Sophie's doing well licking on her 3 lamb lung treats. Just resting and counting the days down. Today's the day we celebrate as her birthday since it's the day we adopted her.
 
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