Paralysis is a common problem in dogs such as the dachshund, Shih Tzu, Lhasa apso, Bichon, Beagle, French Bulldog and many others.

Paralysis is a neurological emergency and should be evaluated by a neurologist as soon as possible (within 24 hours of onset).

The neurologists at Southeast Veterinary Neurology (SEVN) are South Florida’s experts in diagnosis and treatment of paralysis.  We are the only board-certified neurologists and neurosurgeons in Miami and Palm Beach County.

Call (305) 274-2777 if your pet is experiencing any of the following signs:

Dragging of the limbs.

Pain in the neck or back.

Inability to walk.

With an early evaluation by a board-certified neurologist, early diagnosis and treatment by an experienced neurosurgeon, the prognosis is often favorable.  The neurologists at SEVN are South Florida’s most experienced neurosurgeons.  Call us at (305) 274-2777.  We are available for neurological emergencies 24/7/365.

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