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.

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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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