My dachshund is 4 years old and about 8 months ago was diagnosed with disc…

My dachshund is 4 years old and about 8 months ago was diagnosed with disc disease. Yesterday she got paralysis and stopped using her hind legs completely. The vet gave her anti-inflammatories, pain meds, and a laser treatment. It cost me $250 for all that and the visit yesterday. They told me to call the neurologist because surgery is my best bet if I want her to walk again. I’m sure the MRI alone is going to cost lot and the surgery of Fortune. But I watched one of your videos and you rehabilitating a beagle who had paralysis. What can I do? Is there hope for my Zoey?

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Krista Magnifico
2 years ago

Hello. Im sorry to hear about your dog. Regardless of which treatment method you chose you should talk to your vet about your abilities financial and physical and decide which treatment plan is right for you. They will assist you with whichever you chose by both take time, patience and a lot of dedication. I can’t tell you which is best but you have to be openand honest. If you cannot afford an mri and surgery chose conservative and move on with a plan for your pups best chance at recovery. It is a long road and you will need… Read more »