Suspect degenerative myelopathy in Labrador?

Discussion in 'Labrador health' started by Bhavithry, Dec 4, 2019.

  1. Bhavithry

    Bhavithry Registered Users

    Dec 4, 2019
    Tuttu 4 year old showed a lack of appetite for a few days and followed by difficulty in coordination and movement of hind legs. The vet here was not very helpful and only said that this usually occurs at older ages. I suspect it's degenerative myelopathy. What should I do?
  2. sarah@forumHQ

    sarah@forumHQ Moderator

    Oct 1, 2018
    Hi Bhavithry, welcome to the forum.

    There are many different causes of the symptoms you describe and only a qualified vet with access to Tuttu can make an accurate diagnosis.

    Your best bet is to go back to your vet with a comprehensive list of questions, or to seek another veterinary opinion.

    Do come back and let us know how you get on, we hope Tuttu recovers.
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