Degenerative myelopathy is common in German Shepherds.
About the Author: Dr. Jessie Dreyfuss, DVM, CVA, CCRT
Dr. Jessica Dreyfuss (Dr. Jessie) has had a passion for helping animals since she was very young. She graduated with honors from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science and received her Veterinary Degree with honors from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, which ranks #3 in the nation for veterinary schools. Dr. Jessie is a veterinarian, Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist through the Chi Institute, and a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist through the Canine Rehabilitation Institute. She is also Certified in Food Therapy, and in the use of a therapeutic Class IIIB laser. She is an active member of AAVA (American Veterinary Acupuncture), AARV (American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians), and AHVMA (American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association).