Intervertebral Disc Disease or IVDD is a degeneration of the spine most often seen in small dogs and those with long backs and short legs, such as Dachshunds. IVDD often leads to significant pain, reduced motion, and even paralysis in severe cases. All of these conditions reduce the dog's quality of life. While surgery is an option, some pet parents want to avoid putting their pup under the knife. This makes many pet owners ask “Can my dog live happily with IVDD?”
Luckily, the answer is YES! Here's how:
Heat therapy - This relieves pain and decreases muscle tension by increasing blood flow. The Haute L'il Back Bracer combines the patented L’il Back Bracer design with the additional benefit of heat therapy with air activated, disposable heat packs.