Neurology

Cauda Equina (Lumbosacral) Syndrome
 What is cauda equina or lumbosacral syndrome? Cauda equina or lumbosacral syndrome is a disease that occurs at the lumbosacral junction in the lower back. The term lumbo refers...

Cervical Vertebral Instability
What is cervical stenosis? Cervical stenosis is also known as cervical vertebral instability, cervical spondylopathy or Wobbler syndrome. It is caused by compression of the spinal cord, usually at...

Emergency Management of Seizures
The effective emergency management of seizures can be the difference between life and death for some pets and in certain cases can prevent costly and long term hospitalization....

Horner's Syndrome
What is Horner’s syndrome? Horner’s syndrome is a common neurological disorder of the eye and facial muscles. The condition usually occurs suddenly. The most common clinical signs of Horner’s...

Seizures
What is a Seizure? Most people think of seizures as “chaotic” brain activity.  In fact, seizures are just the opposite.  In a normal animal’s electroencephalogram (EEG), it is easy...

Stroke
Do dogs have strokes? “Strokes” or cerebral vascular accidents (CVA) are rare in dogs. A stroke is defined as a sudden interruption in blood supply to any part of...

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