Rupture of the spinal disc is the result of injury, trauma, fall or a blow to spine. The ruptured disc causes pain or paralysis. Diagnosis is mostly done by X-rays or MRI. The treatment can be either medical (with minor symptom) or surgical in patients showing severe or progressively worsening symptoms. The recovery of pet depends upon the overall health, severity of the injury to spinal cord, duration of the injury and the post-operative management of the patient for confinement and re-rehabilitation. Please call us if your pets has some injury to the back for evaluation, survey x-rays for initial assessment or referral for MRI.