June speaks frankly about IVDD
When I was two years old I was diagnosed with IVDD. I didn’t even know what it was. Since then I have learned a lot and I want to share it with you all. IVDD is a debilitating and costly disease that affects dachshunds (and other breeds as well, such as (but not limited to) Corgis, Papillions, Basset Hounds and Miniature Pinschers.) IVDD is particularly prevalent in Dachshunds, an estimated ...read the full article.
Symptoms of Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD)
Our dogs cannot tell us what they feel through words but a responsible and compassionate dog owner can understand what a dog feels through their body language. I know when my dogs are sad, happy, excited, bored. I know they get depressed when we pack our suitcases for a trip they cannot go on. Hopefully we can rely on our own common sense and intuition to understand when our dog ...read the full article.
Dachshund Back Problems
When both my mini long haired dachshunds, Henry and June, were diagnosed with Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD) my research began. I learned that IVDD is a debilitating and costly disease that affects dachshunds (and other breeds as well, such as (but not limited to ) the following: Corgi, Papillion, Basset Hound, Miniature Pinscher, Bassett Hound, Miniature Poodle, American Cocker Spaniel, Lhasa apso, Scottish Terrier. It is estimated that 1 in ...read the full article.