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Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta, Veterinarian
Category: Vet
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Experience:  25 years of experience in large and small animal medicine.
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My lasso lapso has a disc out of place will it heal as he can't

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My lasso lapso has a disc out of place will it heal as he can't walk on his back paws he is in the vets on pain and anti swelling treatment but I have had so many different things that can happen to him please give me some good news thank you
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 1 year ago.
Good Morning and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.

This is not uncommon in this breed and there is a very good prognosis with the medications and if you are very careful to not allow sweet Alfie to jump up or down or even climb steps to allow this disc to stabilize. In very bad situations, the disc can be removed but since Alfie is so young, this disc will stabilize so he feels better and will go back to his old happy self.

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