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What Role Does Age Play in the Onset of Degenerative Myelopathy?

What Role Does Age Play in the Onset of Degenerative Myelopathy?

Yes, age is an important factor for Degenerative Myelopathy in dogs.

Degenerative Myelopathy generally occurs in middle to late age for dogs.

As Degenerative Myelopathy is typically seen in the later stages of a dog's life, sometimes it can be misdiagnosed for arthritis, or other age-related conditions with similar symptoms. This is important to note when you take your dog to the vet, you might want to consider being referred to a neurology specialist for a firm diagnosis.

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