paralysis may occur in old and young dogs. It can affect one or more parts of the body. If you notice that your dog has dyskinesia. In all cases, diagnosis and treatment are needed.
reviews the types, symptoms, causes and possible treatments of canine paralysis.
paralysis involves the weakness of a group of muscles (usually limbs) on the one hand Ensure its athletic ability and sensitivity. In this case, the infringement will be obvious. If your dog can’t move his lower and upper limbs, he will be paralyzed. On the other hand, paralysis may be the paralysis of an organ. For example, if the sphincter is paralyzed, the infected dog will be unable to defecate and urinate, or control his activities.
paralysis is characterized by partial or total loss of motor ability of
. A sudden or insidious appearance. Your dog’s paws will shrink and become weak and tense. Your dog dragged his hind legs behind him. Animal pain, accompanied by cries (screams and groans). Aggressive and loss of appetite. There are several reasons for the paralysis of
, which may lead to the paralysis of dogs:
refers to the spinal cord injury caused by trauma or accident. There are many reasons for compression. For example, tumors, abscesses and myelopathy. Myelopathy is particularly associated with German shepherds. Radial nerve paralysis, resulting in the inability of the dog to use the upper limb. Viral, bacterial or fungal infection (inflammatory multiple root nodule disease, food botulism, myasthenia…). Disc herniation (spatial displacement of the affected invertebrate disc leads to spinal cord compression and blocking of nerve afferent): varieties with short legs and elongated body are most likely to occur, such as teak. Muscle damage: they are usually inherited and develop in the first few months of life. Muscular diseases such as dystrophic myopathy mainly occur in golden retrievers and Labradors. Diagnosis and treatment
if you suspect that your dog has abnormal movement, please take him to the veterinarian. The latter will undergo additional examinations, such as X-rays, myelography, CT or blood tests. If diagnosed early, paralysis will be better treated. The only possible treatment is to treat paralysis caused by infection. But some exercises can help your dog:
trolley can touch the loss of leg movement, treadmill suitable for rehabilitation after paralysis, and spa…
orthopedic and neurological surgery can treat spinal cord compression.
if paralysis is in an advanced state and it seems impossible to restore normal life, please consider accompanying your dog every day. Because the latter will rely entirely on all simple gestures.