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At what age did symptoms begin to appear?

6 months to 1 year
1 – 2 years
2 - 4 years
4 – 8 years
8 + years

 

"You wrote it with such love and care; it touched me to the heart."

-Alison L


What's In The Book

In addition to the very touching story about Oliver’s struggle with a painful, debilitating disease, this book contains stories from dog owners whose pets suffer a similar plight, along with helpful information about the disease.

Contents 

Acknowledgements  

4

Dedication  

6

Preface 

7

PART ONE: OLIVER 

9

Chapter 1:Waiting

10

Chapter 2: Finding Oliver

12

Chapter 3: Puppy training  

14

Chapter 4: Growing up 

16

Chapter 5: What’s wrong with your dog?  

18

Chapter 6: Surgery 

22

Chapter 7: Recovery 

24

PART TWO: OTHER STORIES OF COMPASSION AND COURAGE

27

Rainbow Bridge  

40

PART THREE: CLINICAL INFORMATION

49

A Breeder’s Viewpoint 

51

What’s happening on the outside 

52

Caring for a dog with syringomyelia  

53

Syringomyelia 

54

MRI images of affected and unaffected dogs

57

Dear Readers... 

58

Web sites

59

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