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Dog Health Symptom: Difficulty getting up




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Cauda Equina Syndrome

The cauda equina is composed of nerves that form the terminal extension of the spinal cord....

Degenerative Joint Disease

Osteoarthritis is a common disease that affects 1 out of 5 dogs during their lifetime. This problem is not just linked to older dogs....

Flat (Swimmer) Puppies

Puppies begin to stand at 14 days and have a semi-steady gait by 3 weeks of age. If this does not happen, the puppy may be a 'swimmer'....

Gunshot Wounds

Pets get shot more frequently in rural communities, particularly during hunting season. More often, dogs and cats injured by guns are shot intentionally, e...

Hip Dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is the most common cause of rear leg lameness in dogs. The highest incidence occurs in large breed dogs including St. Bernards, Newfoundlands...

Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy

Hypertropic osteodystrophy is a developmental disease that affects large and giant breed dogs 2 - 8 months old....

Infectious Arthritis

Infectious diseases can produce arthritis. Rickettsial arthritis is seen with Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and canine ehrlichiosis, and spirochetal arthrit...

Slipping Kneecap

The patella, or kneecap, is a small bone that protects the front of the stifle joint on the rear leg. The patella is anchored in place by ligaments and sli...