Canine Intervertebral Disk Disease Information

Intervertebral disk disease Description:

Intervertebral disk disease is a cartilaginous disk abnormality, which usually provide cushioning between vertebra. Most common in long, low chondrodystrophic breeds.

Typical Treatment and Expenses*:

Paralyzed or chronically affected dogs may require surgery.

Dog Breeds Prone to Intervertebral disk disease:


BeagleClumber Spaniel
Dandie Dinmont TerrierFrench Bulldog
Papillon (and Phalene)Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Petit Basset Griffon VendeenSussex Spaniel