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Brain Tumours Fact Sheet
Brain tumours in dogs and cats are unfortunately as common as they are in people.
Epileptic Seizures and Epilepsy Fact Sheet
A seizure (also known as fit) is a non-specific short event with an abrupt start and termination.
Facial paralysis is quite common in dogs, particularly in middle to old-age.
Feline Neurology Service
Our feline neurology service, specifically dedicated to cats, was the first of its kind in the world. Find out more here.
Inflammatory CNS Disease Fact Sheet
Inflammatory CNS disease is a broad term used to describe a number of neurological disorders in dogs and cats causing inflammation of the central nervous system (CNS).
Intervertebral Disc Herniation or “slipped disc” Fact Sheet
A slipped disc is the most common cause of paralysis in dogs.
Ischemic Myelopathy Fact Sheet
Ischemic myelopathy in dogs is a vascular disease of the spinal cord (myelopathy) caused by a lack of its blood supply (ischemia).
Myasthenia Gravis Fact Sheet
Myasthenia Gravis (MG) literally means grave (gravis) muscle (my-) weakness (asthenia).
Neuro-Diagnostic Tests Fact Sheet
A definitive diagnosis is essential to the optimal management of patients with neurological disease. This is achieved through the application of a range of diagnostic tests.
Neurological Examination Fact Sheet
Our Fact Sheet explains what to expect during your pet's neurological examination.
Neuromuscular Disorders Fact Sheet
An overview of the neuromuscular system in animals and common disorders affecting it.
Paroxysmal Dyskinesia Fact Sheet
Paroxysmal dyskinesias (PDs) are episodic movement disorders in which abnormal movements are present only during attacks.
Paroxystic Events Fact Sheet
A paroxystic event is a non-specific term used to define an abnormal event of the body with an abrupt onset and an equally sudden return to normal.
Stroke Fact Sheet
Until recently, it was thought that strokes in dogs and cats were very rare.
Syringohydromyelia in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels (CKCS) Fact Sheet
Syringohydromyelia is also known as Chiari-type malformation (referring to human disease) and caudal occipital malformation syndrome.
Thiamine Deficiency (Vitamin B1) Fact Sheet
Initially most cats will show anorexia and some degree of vomiting preceding neurological signs which include fairly rapid onset of impaired vision, dilated pupils, ataxia, vestibular signs, tremors and seizures.
Treatment for Epilepsy in Dogs Fact Sheet
Epilepsy is unfortunately a condition that the animal is born with and as such cannot be cured.
Vestibular Syndrome in Dogs and Cats Fact Sheet
Vestibular syndrome refers to a group of diseases that affect the balance system which is also known as the vestibular system.