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Will My Dog Get Better and Recover From Pug Myelopathy?

Will My Dog Get Better and Recover From Pug Myelopathy?

The prevailing wisdom on pug myelopathy is that it can’t be reversed. This may change as more is understood about the disease, but that’s the current understanding. However, careful management of the condition means that your pug can have a normal life expectancy and great quality of life. 

Consider helping your pug, think about

  • Physiotherapy
  • Hydrotherapy
  • pug wheelchair are all part of a conservative management strategy aiming to keep your pug fit and healthy, and maintain rear leg strength and muscle mass for as long as possible

Sometimes surgery is recommended but currently surgical outcomes are by no means guaranteed. Studies show that there may be short term improvement in a limited number of cases, but generally long term surgical outcomes aren’t that positive. 

Read more about Pug Myelopathy here

You can read more about Pug Myelopathy here - Causes, Prevention and How To Help https://zoomadog.co.uk/collections/pug-myelopathy 

Read about pug wheelchairs here

Read how other pug owners use a dog wheelchair to help their pug live an active life https://zoomadog.co.uk/products/dog-wheelchair-pug 

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What is Pug Myelopathy?

Pug Myelopathy, once a rare condition, is becoming increasingly common. It is predominantly seen in Pugs but can also affect other breeds, and is still not fully understood.

Read about Pug myelopathy

Summer, has Pug Myelopathy

In January we noticed Summer our pug was showing weakness in her back legs, it was harder for her to get out of bed and she was struggling on her walks.

Read about Summer

Keep Your Pug Active

A Pug Dog Wheelchair is excellent for helping your pug walk again if they have Pug Myelopathy or Degenerative Myelopathy.

Pug Wheelchairs
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