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Dog IVDD

IVDD or Intervertebral Disc Disease is a serious disease that concerns dogs, affecting their spine. In this article, we talk about ways that you can help your dog cope better with IVDD.

How to help a dog with IVDD

Ways you can improve the quality of life of a dog suffering from IVDD Let’s begin by understanding what is IVDD or Intervertebral disc disease. IVDD is a degenerative disease that affects dogs’ spinal cord, causing pain and mobility issues. The cushioning discs that cushion the spinal vertebrae and the bones surrounding the spinal vertebrae

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IVDD, Disc Herniations, & Back Injuries In Dogs: What is it? Can my dog recover without surgery?

Humans aren’t the only ones with back problems or disc issues. Our furry friends also encounter them as well. Dogs often get intervertebral disc disease or dog ivdd. Some other terms or diagnoses that are used interchangeably or may be similar are: slipped disc in dogs, herniated disc in dogs, or back pain in dogs.

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