IVDD Emergency Awareness - Know the Signs of IVDD
If you own a dachshund or other chondrodystrophic breeds, you should be aware of the symptoms of Intervertebral disk disease (IVDD). Hopefully your wienerful dog never has to deal with this situation, but if so you need to act fast. The graphic below provides very basic info to raise awareness, but you should consult your vet and one of these IVDD resources for more information.
Wondering what life is like for a doxie with IVDD or paralysis? Just check out some of the superstars that kindly share their wheelie adventures with us on Instagram: Darla and Lilo. It's also important to know that IVDD doesn't always end with the need for wheels. Some lucky weens heal and regain full mobility, like our friend Shea.