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Q. My cavalier king charles has just temporarily lost movement in her back legs. Has premature arthritis in back legs (age 7), may have bladder stones.

Answered By
DR. JENNIFER LADD, DVM

A. She needs to see a vet ASAP. With sudden onset paralysis there is a 24/48 hour window with a better prognostic indicators meaning that she has a great chance of recovering with quick treatment. At the very least an in depth neuro exam and radiographs would help to know what you are dealing with.


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