Canine Inherited Demyelinative Neuropathy

Canine Inherited Demyelinative Neuropathy

An inherited condition that is found in Tibetan Mastiff puppies by the time they are six weeks of age. The condition affects the nervous system and although they are born normal they begin to show signs of weakness in their rear legs when they reach 6 weeks of age. This weakness progresses until the hindquarters are completely paralysed. There is no treatment for this Canine Inherited Demyelinative Neuropathy and puppies with this condition usually die by the time they are 4 months old.