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Hi, I have a 6 year old Puggle who developed SRMA about a year
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Hello, Our 9 yo very healthy dog had sudden onset of hind
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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Vet advised today that my dog may have a neurological problem
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Doctoral Degree
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A week ago my dog lost appetite and energy, began vomiting,
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The Vet says my dog has a herniated disc we took him in on
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Dr. Scott
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Doctoral Degree
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Doctoral Degree
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