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dancing Doberman disease

A neuromuscular disease of Doberman Pinschers; affected dogs may alternately flex and extend both pelvic limbs in a dance-like fashion.

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disease

 

 


deafness

Inability to hear.

 
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ear

degeneration

The change of tissue from a higher to lower, less functionally active form.

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inflammation

degenerative joint disease

Condition where normal joints change due to "wear & tear" or injuries; may result in inflammation, pain or dysfunction.

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ataxia ; disease ; fiber ; myelin ; paresis ; spinal cord


degenerative myelopathy

A progressive disease of the spinal cord resulting in ataxia and paresis of the limbs; similar to multiple sclerosis in humans in that they both destroy myelin fibers in the spinal cord.


demyelination

Destruction or loss of the myelin sheath surrounding axons; results in impaired nerve impulse conduction.

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axon  ;  myelin  ;  nerve

denervation

Loss of nerve supply.

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nerve

dermatitis

Inflammation of the skin having many causes such as direct contact with an irritating substance, an allergic reaction, bacterial infection or malnutrition. Signs include redness, itching, and sometimes, blistering.

 

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bacteria  ;  infection  ;  inflammation


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