Dog Laser Therapy,
What Happened to Dixie? – Part II
by Keith Somers / Like Keith & Dog Wonders on Facebook
Dog laser therapy, in Dixie’s case has been very encouraging from the beginning. Here’s the story in brief—a team of veterinarians, determined very early Monday morning, March 11, 2012, that Dixie, my son and daughter-in-law’s dachshund had Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD)—she had “gone down” in her rear quarters. They had told Stephen and Mary, who live in High Point, North Carolina, to keep her medicated and in her cage until her doctor could see her as soon as his office would open later Monday morning. They had advised that she would probably need surgery within 48 hours in order to prevent total and inoperable paralysis of her rear legs. The option of dog laser therapy was not in the picture—yet . . .