Degenerative Myelopathy

Articles about Degenrative Myelopathy

Borrow Our Cart 11 July 2015
by Linda Grisley, President KBTF of Canada

The KBT Foundation of Canada has acquired a dog wheelchair to be offered as a loaner to any Kerry Blue owner in Canada who may need it.

Canine Degenerative Myelopathy 11 July 2015
by Tammy Callan, Director of Health and Genetics, KBTF of Canada

Canine degenerative myelopathy is a progressive disease of the spinal cord seen in older dogs, typically between the ages of 7 and 14 years.

Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) 11 July 2015
by Lynn Mathers, Director H & G

In 1973 a new autoimmune disease was diagnosed in German Shepherds. The disease has been recognized for more than 35 years as a spontaneously occurring, spinal cord disorder in dogs. It was called “Degenerative Myelopathy” (DM) and it was believed to affect these dogs between 5 and 14 years of age.

Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) 07 July 2015

Some medical researchers theorize that this disease is similar to Multiple Sclerosis in humans.

Heartbreak !!!!!!! The story of Pebbles' struggle with Degenerative Myelopathy 11 July 2015
by Dick Noe

In late June 1998 we noticed, our 10 1/2 year old Kerry, Pebbles dragging her left rear foot as she walked across the kitchen floor. Nothing much, just a slight scrape, but enough that Lucy said ,"Pebbles must need her nails
trimmed because I can hear her nails on the floor.

Mielopatía Degenerativa 11 July 2015
by Lynn Mathers, Director H & G

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