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Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) In Chondrodystrophic Dogs

Dr. Charles A Kuntz (DVM, Diplomate of the American College for Veterinary Surgeons, MANZCVS, Registered Specialist of Small Animal Surgery, ACVS Founding Fellow of Surgical oncology) talks to us about Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) in Chondrodystrophic Dogs. We hear about:

  • Why discs rupture and why it is so common in Dachshunds
  • What the indications are for surgery
  • What the prognosis is with surgery vs conservative management
  • What a lack of deep pain indicates

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