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HORRAY for Louie...

 
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Apr 13, 2018 11:14 |  #1

Our rescue group (Maltese Rescue California) was contacted by a veterinarian who had a Maltese puppy that had been turned in for euthanasia because the puppy had lost the ability to use his rear legs. We picked up Louie from the vet and our group president had an MRI and Spinal Tap done at our neuro vet with no conclusive results. Louie was in absolutely no pain but could not move his rear legs. Our vet stated that the paralysis could have been the result of a rabies vaccination given too early in the pup's life. The vet also stated that Louie seemed to have some feeling in his hindquarters which was encouraging...

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We were happily astonished when after a week or two, Louie began to stand and walk on his own...

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Louie is still weak in his hindquarters, so we have scheduled him for aqua therapy. Here he is in his swim vest...

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Happy Tails;-)a

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