DID YOU KNOW, IVDD IS ONE OF THE MOST COMMON HEALTH ISSUES SEEN IN DACHSHUNDS WORLDWIDE?
One in four dachshunds will be diagnosed with a back condition, and it can happen to any dog. Thankfully, veterinary medicine has come a long way, and IVDD is no longer a death sentence for affected dogs.
By clicking on the below links, you can learn what causes IVDD, how to recognise the signs and symptoms, what to do in an emergency, treatment options and loads more.
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DISA IS UNABLE TO PROVIDE
ADVICE OR ASSISTANCE REGARDING
THE SURRENDER OF IVDD DOGS.
Instead, we encourage all owners to utilise the information provided within this website, in conjunction with their dog’s vet/s, to make informed decisions regarding ongoing medical care, rehabilitation and treatment.