Neurologists are veterinarians with expertise and advanced training in conditions affecting the brain
, spinal cord
, nerves and muscles. Common neurological conditions in dogs and cats include seizures, intervertebral disk disease, balance problems and vertigo, atlantoaxial instability, diskospondylitis, encephalitis and meningitis and many others. Symptoms may range from convulsions, changes in behavior, bumping into things, walking wobbly or with a head tilt, dragging of the back legs or paws, walking in circles and many others. If your pet is exhibiting strange behaviors, he or she may be having a neurological problem and may benefit from seeing a specialist in neurology.