DISA
Support Group Welcome

We welcome you and your IVDD hound to the DISA Support Group family.  You will find plenty of support and advice from our generous and knowledgeable members, admins and peers.    We are here to help, no question is a silly one, so please don’t hesitate to reach out.   You can also check out our main site for all your needs when coping with IVDD.  https://www.ivdd.org.au/

DISA is a not-for-profit charity, 100% volunteer-based and relies on the generosity of volunteers, sponsors and donations to continue providing IVDD awareness, education & support to dachshund owners throughout Australia.  Your assistance would be greatly appreciated, whether you join us as a volunteer, sponsor or donate.  More information about how you can help DISA can be found here.

First a little housekeeping:

  1. FIRST TASK – Our organisation has a duty of care to all members, so we kindly ask you to read and acknowledge the rules (pinned post at the top of Support Group or click the link here – Facebook Group Rules Acknowledgement
  2. If you do not acknowledge READ on this post DISA reserves the right to withdraw your membership – Support Group Rules of Conduct
  3. POSTING ON GROUP – All posts are first approved by admins.
  4. YOUR FIRST POST – To allow admins and other members to assist you quickly and accurately please COPY & PASTE the section below (HI I AM A NEW MEMBER AND HERE IS MY “THE BACK STORY”) into a new post and pop your responses beside them where indicated. You can, of course, add more information as needed. We ask that you do this to avoid unnecessary questions and answers and to get you the best help and advice as efficiently as possible.

⬇️ COPY & PASTE THIS SECTION INTO A NEW POST ⬇️

HI I AM A NEW MEMBER AND HERE IS MY “THE BACK STORY”

  1. What’s your dog’s name and age? ANSWER
  2. Where do you live? TYPE RESPONSE HERE
  3. How long has it been since your dog started showing signs and symptoms? TYPE RESPONSE HERE
  4. Who is the vet you are currently seeing regarding your dog’s IVDD issue? TYPE RESPONSE HERE
  5. Have you been referred to see a specialist and if so who? TYPE RESPONSE HERE
  6. Has your dog undergone any medical imaging? If so what type. TYPE RESPONSE HERE
  7. What stage/grade IVDD has your dog been diagnosed with? Tell us about symptoms, the back story … TYPE RESPONSE HERE
  8. What’s the current course of action for your dog? i.e. surgery, crate rest, rehab, medications prescribed etc. TYPE RESPONSE HERE

ADD FURTHER DETAILS IF REQUIRED HERE – DELETE IT NOT NEEDED

⬆️ COPY & PASTE THIS SECTION INTO A NEW POST ⬆️

We’ve got your back

DISA Support Group Admins

 

Updated 30/04/2020

Blanket Disclaimer – https://www.ivdd.org.au/disclaimer/

How to contact us –   https://www.ivdd.org.au/get-in-touch/

Compliance & Legals –   https://www.ivdd.org.au/compliance-legals/