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Most people are familiar with the sleep disorders that humans can develop. Insomnia, sleep walking, narcolepsy, and sleep apnea are just a few examples. It may surprise you to learn that dogs can also have these issues. Even though they are rare occurrences, it is important to know the signs so that you can help your pup, and any underlying cause may be quickly addressed.
Limping is one of the more common reasons why you might bring your dog to see his veterinarian outside of regular preventive care. Dogs are already quite good at hiding signs of illness from their owners, so when your pup is limping, there is likely a reason behind it. Sprains and strains are common causes of limping, but how serious are these injuries?
The anatomy of a dog’s spine is very similar to our own. The many small bones that house the spinal cord (called vertebrae) form a protective cage around the spinal cord, and the discs that exist in between the vertebrae allow for flexibility and protection. It is possible to injure these intervertebral discs and develop clinical signs as a result.