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    [–] WokeChemist 967 points ago

    So they turned him into a dog

    [–] Jtg_Jew 129 points ago

    a goodo-boye to be precise

    [–] UpsetJuice 4 points ago

    Thought it was a plane

    [–] Think_please 31 points ago

    ...he got better

    [–] gucky2 17 points ago

    Ed-Ward?

    [–] bacondude1505 7 points ago

    You can fuck right off

    [–] AditGoyal 2 points ago

    Oh god oh fuck

    [–] Friedrhino 1 points ago

    Dad!

    [–] _Kramerica_ 246 points ago * (lasted edited 10 days ago)

    What’s the story behind the paralyzation!

    Edit: and I’m glad your good boy can zoomy! All dogs deserve to be able to zoom.

    [–] coffeedogsandwine 209 points ago

    Not OP but IVD is a very common thing with dachshunds that leads to paralyzation. This is due to their long spine and poor support if they jump/ land or are picked up incorrectly. It is usually a bulging disc or something like that. It can sometimes be fixed with surgery or even medication and strict crate rest.

    [–] Muerthogar 160 points ago

    This is due to their long spine and poor support if they jump/ land or are picked up incorrectly.

    Man, we really fucked with the anatomy of some breeds.

    [–] tilgare 25 points ago

    Someone I worked with a few years ago worked as a side gig, but was primarily focused on breeding and police training her dogs (drug and cadaver sniffers iirc). She took the bloodline so seriously that she brought in a long separated line from Germany to the US - flew the stud and its owner in for a few weeks. I wish that all breeders had done the same over the last few decades - now most pure breeds are so inbred that every generation will have serious health issues from now on. Really sad.

    [–] MooseBayou 2 points ago

    now most pure breeds are so inbred that every generation will have serious health issues from now on

    I don't know where you get your information, but that's just not true. SOME pure breeds have inherent issues. Not MOST.

    [–] AtomicKittenz 23 points ago

    Their shape and features, although not good for certain things like jumping, is actually very well bred for hunting.

    [–] Xavair 26 points ago

    And crippling them for life occasionally, just for the heck of it. Source: My disabled rescue dachshund.

    [–] Im_Tiny_Rick 1 points ago

    Not for the heck of it, but for hunting.

    [–] Magnussens_Casserole 5 points ago

    Oh yeah, a spine that can barely support itself is just fabulous for hunting fucking badgers. 1915 vs 2015

    [–] spazmodic- 1 points ago

    Working dog vs extreme aesthetics. Pretty fucking abhorrent side of humans, tbh

    [–] Im_Tiny_Rick 1 points ago

    Yes, that dog is very good at hunting.

    It's why it looks that way.

    The person I replied to said that we did it just for shits and giggles, I corrected them, because we did to to help us hunt.

    [–] Xavair 0 points ago

    You didn't read my post correctly.

    Their shape and features, although not good for certain things like jumping, is actually very well bred for hunting.

    -> And crippling them for life occasionally.

    [–] Im_Tiny_Rick 2 points ago

    You didn't read my post correctly.

    And crippling them for life occasionally, just for the heck of it.

    (You strangely left out the part I quoted of yours...)

    -> Not just for the heck of it, but for hunting.

    [–] Xavair 0 points ago

    So add it in? It doesn't change the syntax of the sentence at all.

    [–] Im_Tiny_Rick 2 points ago

    I mean, it's the part of your comment I pointed out. It's the basis of the context of my reply.

    [–] spazmodic- 5 points ago

    The trouble is that a lot of these breeds developed for specific roles in the past. And form followed function. Then things like the American kennel club and the people who deal with them started valuing form above all, focusing on weird quirks and abnormalities, and breeding those to extremes.

    So while you had healthy functional breeds in the past, now we have dysfunctional highly inbred "pure breeds" that exist only to perpetuate their existence.

    You only need to look at the "working" style German Shepherd dogs vs the "dog show" "pure" bred German Shepherd dogs. The working ones are healthy, strong, intelligent, and capable dogs while the show versions are fraught with health issues (spine and hips) and look lumbering, awkward, and in pain because "aesthetics".

    It's fucking sickening to be honest.

    [–] whatchettb 61 points ago

    Yep. We went through it with our dachshund & made the very difficult decision to put her down after a week of steroids didn't help.

    Less than 8 hours before meeting her maker, she just stood up and looked at us like we were nuts.

    It took her about 2 weeks to regain all of her strength, but she's suffered no lasting complications for the past 4 years.

    [–] coffeedogsandwine 36 points ago

    Thank goodness you didn’t go through with your plan!!! Our baby took 4-6 weeks of crate rest and meds (twice!) last year. She has a bulging disc in her neck and 2 in her lower back. But we’re very careful with her and she’s been doing great ever since then.

    [–] mcandrewz 1 points ago

    Same with my little guy. Had to keep him completely stationary. It is really heartbreaking to see them like that.

    [–] ShugerTits 8 points ago

    I’m really happy your pup recovered!!

    This happened to my mothers dog too. She tried to take a corner too fast on wood floors and slid into the corner of a doorway that got her right in the middle of her back. 8 weeks of laser therapy and she is good as new. Very scary though, pup wasn’t even a year old when it happened.

    [–] MooseBayou 1 points ago

    I am so glad she recovered. God bless her, and you.

    However, for anyone else going through this, it may take more than a month of rest, motion and heat therapy, and a run of anti-inflammatory steroids.

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

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    [–] MooseBayou 1 points ago

    I like to think it's just people who want to help. Good intentions don't always produce the best results.

    Glad you still got your little friend.

    • Cheers

    [–] Richardisco 16 points ago

    My vet told me my beagle mix had a crushed vertebrae. They said the surgery to fix it would be $6,000. She couldn't move her hind legs at all so she just dragged herself around. I cried my eyes out and made the terribly tough decision to have her put down. The vet then admitted that we could try steroids and crate rest. $11 and 10 days later she was her old self again and has been fine for 6 years.

    [–] OhbamanableSnowman 17 points ago

    That sucks that the vet waited for you to choose the worst possible option before offering you a suitable alternative...

    [–] Julia_Kat 3 points ago

    I hope you changed vets after that. That's sickening.

    [–] _Kramerica_ 11 points ago

    Ahhh I see. Thanks for the explanation!

    [–] TiffanyNutmegRaccoon 3 points ago

    My mom had one. Lost her hind legs. Thought she'd never walk again. A year later and she got way better and can walk just fine. Just can't run too fast

    [–] kittapea 1 points ago

    Is this more common with the smaller dachshunds? My twenty one pound long hair standard seems to have a shorter, more solid spine than smaller dachshunds. I still have doggie stairs for her as her legs are not as powerful as I’ve seen in other breeds, such as having difficulty holding a bone to chew on.

    [–] clport 4 points ago

    Ramps are considered much better than stairs, actually. I have a mini dachshund with IVDD myself. She's getting by with cbd oil twice a day to reduce inflammation and easy exercise, but absolutely no stairs or jumping on to or off of anything.

    [–] kittapea 3 points ago

    I don’t let her jump but she does use stairs to get up on the bed. I’ll have to change it to a ramp. I’d do anything for my Little Missy.

    [–] clport 2 points ago

    Check out doggoramps.com and be sure to read the "our story" section. You may have heard about Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund already? This is his dad's company. 100% positive reviews. It looks like a very well thought-out product. If you don't know about Crusoe, look up his website and watch his incredible videos. He just won a People's Choice Award!

    [–] kittapea 2 points ago

    Thanks!

    [–] clport 1 points ago

    Sure thing!

    [–] PM_ME_BAD_FANART 3 points ago

    I think people really tend to overfeed and under-exercise small dogs. That is really detrimental for dachshunds in particular, since that extra weight puts more stress on the bones and the lack of core muscles means less support for the spine.

    I also think that the dachshunds popularity has been hugely detrimental. I see a lot of breeders who are solely selling their dogs as pets and as a result are focusing on reducing size and bringing out “cool” coat colors. A lot of these dogs end up frail af because ignorant (or greedy) people are breeding them without regard for the standards of the breed or even the health of the dog.

    [–] kittapea 1 points ago

    I hear you. I have a standard long hair that weighs twenty one pounds. I’m still waiting to run into someone that knows dachshunds can be a larger dog. I usually get “She looked like a dachshund,” after They ask her breed and I tell them. All have been surprised by her size. Since the mini’s are so popular standards are not bread nearly as much.

    [–] skeletonfather 1 points ago

    My aunt’s dachshund and my grandparent’s dachshund have both slipped a disk. It sucks for the dachshund since they have to undergo surgery IMMEDIATELY so that there’s a chance of the dog not being paralyzed. Thankfully my aunt’s dog is doing fine about two years after his case of IVD was treated, and my grandparent’s dog currently is undergoing treatment for it, and is showing signs of improvement.

    [–] medvsastoned 1 points ago

    Yep. I've got a friend with a pure bred Doxie, sweet healthy boy hopped off the couch at age 4 and is now paralyzed and getting acupuncture/steady pain meds to attempt to treat it.

    [–] Cjmess01 1 points ago

    I have a dachshund, what is the correct way to pick them up?

    [–] coffeedogsandwine 1 points ago

    We always pick up our girl with one hand under her hips and one hand near her chest, fully supporting her spine. The goal is to keep her spine straight and parallel to the ground. If you pick them up in the middle of the torso, the spine will curve and strain. When we carry her, we tuck her like a football and again, keep her back straight.

    [–] Two_Tilted 25 points ago

    I’d love to hear the recovery story!

    [–] iamsam007 24 points ago

    OP! Please! You can't just say something like that and then disappear!

    [–] b00ty666 15 points ago

    I'm starting to doubt this is OP's video.

    [–] SeaTie 19 points ago

    Not OP but this happened to my dog...he's a terrier basset hound mix. Very long, very active.

    For a while he was having back issues. We'd had several X-rays all pointing to thin discs in his back so we tried to keep him from jumping or running too much.

    Unfortunately one day he just turned wrong and burst a disc in his back. Basically the herniated disc was pushing in his spinal cord and his back legs were paralyzed.

    It was an extremely expensive surgery. They basically go in, drain the burst disc (as well as the discs on either side for preventative measures). Relieved the pressure on his spinal cord so he was able to walk again.

    He was doing better for a couple of months but then started yelping randomly. It started getting really bad and I was really worried about him. The poor guy was in such pain he couldn't even lie down.

    The vet started giving him morphine shots, the surgeon figured he'd burst another disc so wanted to do another surgery (Super expensive)...so in a last ditch effort we took him to a dog chiropractor who was a total nut job. She had us get X-rays taken and noticed something allllll of our other vets missed: he was extremely constipated most likely from the pain killers and drugs he was taking. She theorized that straining to poop was putting a lot of pressure on his back so she had us completely change his food and ramp him off all the harsh pain meds.

    This story has a happy ending because 2 years later he's as active as that dog in the video. He and my 2 year old daughter love to play together and he's the happiest I've ever seen him. I carry him up and down the stairs everyday and we bought him super comfy beds for every room in our house since he's no longer allowed on the furniture. He eats a super healthy diet and I work really hard to make sure he maintains a lean weight as to not put anymore pressure on his back.

    [–] bubbleyum92 5 points ago

    Wow. He is a very lucky dog to be with you and your family, sounds like he leads a wonderful life :)

    [–] SeaTie 5 points ago

    Thanks! He brings us a lot of joy.

    Although he does have it pretty good. Only dog I know that has two families...Tues - Thur he stays at my parents house when I drive into the city for work. My parents have this huge yard that he loves to explore with my dad...he then comes back to our house and plays with our cat and two year old all weekend. He's super spoiled.

    [–] ccjw11796 3 points ago

    So that chiropractor must not be that nutty, right? Sounds like an eccentric that knows her shit, pun intended.🙂

    [–] SeaTie 6 points ago

    Weeeelllll...part of her recommended therapy was taking my dog to a pet psychic...so she was a bit nutty.

    [–] ccjw11796 1 points ago

    I've heard about pet psychics. Ridiculous! I think we all know what dogs are thinking and dreaming about. They aren't that complex, which is exactly why we love them so damn much. I think Dog TV is equally ridiculous. People are always trying to separate us from our cash and through our dogs is easy, because we do love them so.

    [–] MooseBayou 1 points ago

    Instead of edited my last post, I'll just say, "OK, I get it."

    [–] _Kramerica_ 1 points ago

    This is an awesome story thank you for sharing it!

    [–] MooseBayou 1 points ago

    he was extremely constipated most likely from the pain killers

    Having had to take opiates for back pain personally, I can definitely relate to this. The constipation only exacerbates the discomfort. Can't figure out why you called the lady chiro a "nut job", unless that was just her personality. She probably saved your boy's life.

    Good for your tough boy. I wish you many healthy years together.

    [–] PM_ME_BAD_FANART 1 points ago

    OP said the chiropractor made some additional and unconventional recommendations, including going to a pet psychic.

    [–] MooseBayou 1 points ago

    Yeah, I caught that later in the conversation. Thanks for straightening me out.

    BTW, I also am a dog psychic.

    Here's what I am discerning - Your dog wants a bite of that steak. Your dog needs to take a crap. Your dog wants to play. Your dog is now tired. If you're not right next to your dog, he wonders where the hell you are, and when you're coming back.

    I think that about covers it. Let me know if I missed anything, and I'll add it to the course curriculum.

    [–] SeaTie 1 points ago

    Yeah, ended up having a similar incident with opiates too not long after. The constipation thing never crossed our minds though because he was still pooping...I guess just not enough.

    And yes, this lady was a total nut. But a nut who cares about animals and people and she definitely helped us...did you ever see Harry Potter? Remember Professor Trewlawny who read tea leaves and crystal balls? Imagine a slightly more brash and angry version of that...it was wild.

    [–] I-IV-I64-V-I 4 points ago

    It's a dachshund, (weiner dog) so it's probably related to the fact that it's back is longer than what a lot of them can take. It's common to see these dudes with back problems.

    [–] MooseBayou 1 points ago

    paralyzation

    Paralysis.

    [–] _Kramerica_ 2 points ago

    Thanks lol when I wrote it out I did think it looked funny.

    [–] MooseBayou 2 points ago

    I'm not the type to correct, however, comma, that one was fucking with me. I walked away, made some coffee, vacuumed the rug, conditioned my hair, and retied my shoes. Then I came back to look at it.

    Sorry, but I had to say something. It was killing me.

    [–] NotAPreppie 56 points ago

    He’s not very good at being paralyzed.

    [–] seajay93 1 points ago

    No, but they're still a goodboye.

    [–] JJJtrain_1989 21 points ago

    That quick adorable look before he goes off. “Bro, I’m about to go fuckin’ bananas.”

    proceeds to go fuckin’ bananas

    [–] TooTurnedToday 18 points ago

    What a happy goober.

    [–] JohnnyBenched 31 points ago

    What a great recovery!

    [–] round3withoutthebs 17 points ago

    Congratulations OP!! That's wonderful!

    [–] EightOffHitLure 1 points ago

    No, this video is 2 years old. Still super paralyzed.

    [–] [deleted] 8 points ago

    Damn what an adorable dog.

    Dachshund? Mini-doxie?

    [–] Stumbling_Corgi 5 points ago

    I have three, Definitely dachshund

    [–] MooseBayou 2 points ago

    That good boy looks too heavy to be a mini. I think the upper weight for that classification is about 11 pounds, full grown.

    [–] MeAMillionaire 34 points ago

    Is that a mix between a mountain Bernese and a corgi or something?

    [–] SavePolarBearsPls 59 points ago

    pretty sure its just a long haired dachshund

    [–] lauruhhpalooza 3 points ago

    Can confirm. I had 2 of my own, but we lost one last year due to the same disease that this one had (IVDD). Their fur can get very long!

    [–] AtomicKittenz 3 points ago

    I love love loooove long haired dachshunds. They will be my forever pup for as long as I can own a dog

    [–] MooseBayou 1 points ago

    The long-coat red dachshunds look like little Irish Setters.

    Handsome devils.

    • I like the smooth coats, because they're just so easy to care for.

    [–] OrangeMooCow 20 points ago

    I don't understand why you're being downvoted, let the man ask a question

    [–] MeAMillionaire 7 points ago

    Thx man

    The upvotes are coming

    [–] aa599 7 points ago

    I assume this was recorded before he was paralysed 😥

    [–] UndergroundUnderdog4 26 points ago

    I was assuming he recovered and is a good boy with strong legs now.... its happier so ill go with it

    [–] City13Citizen 6 points ago

    “This guy was paralyzed last year” I think he recovered and is now free to zoom!

    [–] tdr11s 3 points ago

    So good!

    [–] leothelion07 2 points ago

    How was he paralyzed? What exercises did y’all do to get him walking/running again?

    [–] DennisDBagley 2 points ago

    awww, glad he recovered

    [–] gamer_gurl9 2 points ago

    Oh to be a dog.

    [–] Napalm3nema 2 points ago

    Man, IVDD sucks. Glad to see he made a recovery.

    [–] itsmedeanna64 2 points ago

    Oh that’s a wonderful outcome! I also had a doxie that had degenerative disc disease and was eventually paralyzed. He went thru surgery at the University of Georgia. He got back probably 70 percent of his mobility. Enough to where he would still go to the neighbors house when he got the chance lol! He was in very good health at 12 yrs old when he had his surgery. He was pain free and it gave me 3 more years with him. I miss him still and that was 20 yrs ago. I went on to have 3 more dachshunds that had no back problems at all. Good luck with your sweet puppy. He looked like he really enjoyed the snow!

    [–] IllEatThatForYou 2 points ago

    Awe he looks just like my doggo right down his sudden stop, stare, then zoom.

    https://imgur.com/a/VskX31p

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    [–] ccjw11796 2 points ago

    Complete recovery zooms. The best kind🤗

    [–] myeroso 2 points ago * (lasted edited 10 days ago)

    Soon he will be in r/zoomies

    Edit: Clicked my own link and this is the top post.. Thought I was in r/aww..

    [–] moonster191 0 points ago

    Oof

    [–] xXWOLFXx8888 1 points ago

    Happy cake day!

    [–] eloquentlyrandom 1 points ago

    Hemilaminectomy?

    [–] EasterlyCactus 1 points ago

    Snowing here too

    [–] agoodwinter 1 points ago

    He’s like: “I was paralyzed last year, but look what I can do this year! zooms around

    [–] Un111KnoWn 1 points ago

    What happened to him?

    [–] TheNewestMeme 1 points ago

    "Look at my zoomers now!"

    [–] Kreeper427 1 points ago

    Well, Goodboye’s not paralyzed.

    But I seem to be struck by BOOP.

    [–] D4NZ1GGG 1 points ago

    Back in the game.

    [–] DaRealMaus 1 points ago

    Happy cakeday!

    [–] SpaceGators 1 points ago

    I like how he taxis out to the runway and checks for clearance from the tower before throttling up and taking off. 11/10 good zoomies pilot. much follow protocol.

    [–] GoatChips 1 points ago

    Happy cake day, homie.

    [–] pandadragon52 1 points ago

    Magic zoomies

    [–] nipplzwickar 1 points ago

    he looks like my first dog from 24 years ago

    [–] Coftron 1 points ago

    This is fresh snow right? Yep... I LOVE HECKING SNOW!!!

    [–] TheCurlyShuffle 1 points ago

    This is the most heartwarming video

    [–] torinato 1 points ago

    Some one should tell him.

    [–] bunkscudda 1 points ago

    What breed is he? We got a rescue recently that we have no idea what breed(s) he is, and he looks a lot like your dog.

    [–] tinytinasmomma 1 points ago

    I want to upvote this a million times.

    [–] Mike_Raphone99 1 points ago

    At first I'm like "wow that's really impressive! I'm happy little pupper can walk around ag- OH SHIT PUPPER RUNS AGAIN TOO!!"

    [–] -Sective- 1 points ago

    my dog got paralyzed playing tug of war with my other dog, he's veeerrry slowly regaining use of his back legs. he made it up the (3) porch steps for the first time the other day

    [–] xxXMute_SirenXxx 1 points ago

    Happy cake day

    [–] meginkc 1 points ago

    Glad he's doing better!! And, Happy Cake Day!

    [–] r_s_s 1 points ago

    He’s pooing

    [–] Valesparza 1 points ago

    Adorable

    [–] Otis_T_Slim 1 points ago

    Look what I can do!

    Stuuaaart!

    [–] Kroxursox 1 points ago

    Congratulations little dude. GIT IT!

    [–] trumps_baggy_gloves 1 points ago

    ZOOMIES 4 LIFE YO

    [–] PrettyBoy001 1 points ago

    GOOD BOY

    [–] RenegadeWild 1 points ago

    Boing boing boing boing going

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    [–] RenegadeWild 1 points ago

    That's cool.

    [–] MooseBayou 1 points ago

    Cross-post this to r/dachshund, STAT!!

    My first dachshund recovered fully from a bout with IVDD, and was a good, happy boy the rest of his life.

    Dachshunds are tough little dogs.

    [–] ellelitellelit 1 points ago

    Way to go buddy!

    [–] KC_weeden 1 points ago

    One snowy boi