SUPPORT & CARE FORUM

For Australian & Oceania owners of Dachshunds who have been diagnosed with IVDD

Before requesting to join please read this important information

This Support Forum is hosted by Dachshund IVDD Support Australia (Teckel Tails Ltd) and it is a compliance requirement for new members to read & understand the Support Forum Guidelines & Rules of Conduct and to acknowledge their acceptance (located as a pinned post at the top of the Facebook Group).  

1) Forum is only open to Australian & Oceania based owners of Dachshunds who have been diagnosed with IVDD.
2) Forum is moderated by DISA volunteers and supported by knowledgeable owners, who in many instances possess first-hand experience with IVDD.
3) DISA and its representatives are not veterinarians or health care professionals. If you suspect your Dachshund is displaying signs and symptoms of an IVDD episode, please first seek urgent professional advice and once a diagnosis has been confirmed we welcome you to then join the forum.
4) If you suspect your dog has IVDD, this Forum is unable to provide support/advice at this stage. Urgently seek a professional diagnosis and if confirmed please re-apply.
5) If you don’t have a Dachshund that is affected by IVDD but are wanting to find out more about this disease continue to browse our website where you will find heaps of information on our DISA WEBSITE
6) For owners located outside Oceania please join a support group in your local region to ensure you receive timely advice relevant to your location. There are support groups located in UK and USA.

My Dachshund has been diagnosed with IVDD – how do I join the forum?

Join requests are processed by admin at 4 pm daily. Should you require URGENT support, message DISA Facebook Page m.me/dachshundivdd or GET IN TOUCH

Click here to JOIN SUPPORT FORUM

You will see this message appear
Your membership is pending approval.  Answer these questions from the group admins to help them review your request to join. Only the admins and moderators will see your answers.

STEP 1:

MEMBERSHIP QUESTIONS

QUESTION 1 – I live in Australia/Oceania region & I own a Dachshund that has been diagnosed with IVDD.

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX

Yes, has been confirmed by a vet/specialist. ✔ 
We’ve got your back! The group admins will review your request add you to the Forum shortly. URGENT join? Copy & paste this link m.me/dachshundivdd to message DISA direct.

No, I suspect my dog has IVDD but has not yet been professionally diagnosed. Sorry, we aren’t qualified to provide support at this stage.  URGENTLY head to a Vet/Specialist and if confirmed please re-apply.  https://ivdd.org.au/specialists/

No, my dog is happy and healthy. ❌ You do not qualify for membership. To learn more about IVDD visit our website www.ivdd.org.au

STEP 2:

READ THE GROUP RULES

MAKE SURE YOU CLICK ON THE LINKS AND READ THEM!

 
DISA FACEBOOK SUPPORT & CARE FORUM

JOINING DETAILS https://ivdd.org.au/facebook-support-forum/ SUPPORT FORUM GUIDELINES & RULES OF CONDUCT https://ivdd.org.au/facebook-support-group-rules-of-conduct/

STEP 3:

AGREE TO GROUP RULES

Group members agree to follow these rules:

 

I agree to the group rules

STEP 4:

CLICK SUBMIT

WE’VE GOT YOUR BACK!