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Good Morning Debbie and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.
I am so sorry to hear about poor little Addy's condition. I know it is painful to watch. This could happen just by moving the wrong way causing a disc in her back to impinge on the spinal cord. If there is any feeling at all in her legs, this is a good sign. If she has no feeling, this is not a good sign for her to improve. It would be best, ***** ***** take Addy to your vet so that medication that is only by prescription, can be given to decrease the inflammation surrounding the spinal cord to decrease and allow nerves to function. You can give aspirin at 5 mg per pound every 12 hrs to help but this can also cause some other issues such as stomach ulcers. The aspirin will decrease the inflammation and hopefully release the nerves so they can function.
Just do the best you can,Debbie...I know she appears sad and she is....check for feeling in her rear legs..the prognosis is not good if there is no feeling.
Does that make sense to you?
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Oh Debbie!! I am so so sorry! I know how sad this can be when you get attached! You did all you could, Debbie, and now Addy is in a better place!!