Paralysis

Inability of a dog or cat to move any limbs, a complete Paralysis. Paralysis in pets occurs when communication between the brain and spine becomes interrupted for one reason or another. It can involve one part of the body or several, and it can be caused by a variety of things. Trauma is perhaps the most common cause of paralysis in dogs and cats. However, other causes include intervertebral disc disease, degenerative myelopathy, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, embolus and polyneuritis.

Paralysis

How to Recognize

Paralysis occurs when your pet is unable to move any of his/her limbs.

Causes

Paralysis in pets is most commonly caused by trauma, though other causes include intervertebral disc disease, degenerative myelopathy, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, embolus and polyneuritis.

Paralysis Affects

  • Dogs
  • Cats

Similar Symptoms

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