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IVDD Basic Info & Resources

Updated: Dec 30, 2020

Our Bernie is recovering from IVDD, and gets around nicely in his fashionable wheelchair.

Websites & Groups Dedicated to I.V.D.D.

Dodger’s List

“The premier website dedicated to information about paralysis in dachshunds.”

K9 Backpack

Website with information broken down by topic

Website Link

IVDD and Other Back Disorders in Dogs

Facebook group for owners of dogs with back issues

Link to Facebook group


“Honey, Have You Squeezed the Dachshund?”

A Guide for Dachshund Owners Who Are Terrified of IVDD

by Kristin Bryant and Adam Christman

Finding a Vet or Specialist

K9 Backpack’s resources for finding a surgeon, orthopedic specialist, physical therapist, or other specialist

Pharmacy Library Index

Look up medicines prescribed for your dog

Items for Dogs with IVDD


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