degenerative myelopathy disc disease vet remy

Remy goes to the vet… After weeks of worry and thoughts about what we are going to do, we finally took Remy to the vet. We wanted to discuss the prognosis and quality of life for our big boy. Is he suffering? Is he in pain? Does he really have Degenerative myelopathy? All the signs point to it, the last Vet we saw said it was. My poor boy! Remy’s Vet DPC Veterinary Hospital is filled with loving supportive knowledgeable staff. If you are in need of a place for your pets health in South Florida, give them a call or email them @ (954) 989-9879Read More →

Remy got a new pair of BOOTS! Remy, my 100+lb Rhodesian Ridgeback/Boxer Mix has bad hips! He has actually had hip and knee problems since he was a puppy. Now at his ripe old age of 8 he has picked up a new problem which causes him to drag his back feet. Canine degenerative myelopathy. Sometimes, when this happens in older dogs, especially large breeds like Remy it is due to a loss of function in the nerves that supply the back legs. Since this has been happening he has already wore his nails on his hind feet down to the point where they were bleeding. The firstRead More →