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Cauda equina diseases (back problems)

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Cauda equina diseases (back problems)

Back problems in dogs are not uncommon. Many breeds are affected by disk disease but diseases of the spinal cord itself are also a problem. These diseases are painful and affect a dogs mobility. Medical management may help some dogs, but in severe cases surgery may be needed.

What is the cauda equina?

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What is cauda equina syndrome?

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Why does it develop?

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How do I know if my dog has cauda equina syndrome?

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Is there any treatment for the condition?

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