Med. Weter. 79 (10), 505-509, 2023

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IZA WADOWSKA, IWONA ŁUSZCZEWSKA-SIERAKOWSKA, MAŁGORZATA DZIERZĘCKA
Most prevalent spinal disease of in dogs
The lumbosacral region of the spine is most susceptible to pathology in large breed dogs. The most common pathologies of this segment include intervertebral disk discopathy, distortion of vertebral vertebrae, narrowing of the lumbosacral canal and congenital defects of the spine. This area is most commonly affected by physical trauma or aging-related conditions leading to a wide range of symptoms, such as pain and loss of mobility.
Keywords: spinal disease, vertebrae, spine, dogs