Originally Posted by shepherdmom
I hate to say this but my dog started to do that rear leg thing shortly before we were told he had dm. Later after researching I discovered it was often times a sign.
Pinched nerves can mimic some of the symptoms as DM. Vet gave me a heart attack when he mentioned DM as a possible diagnosis for my dog...turns out it is a lower back problem (not great either, but at least it can be cured with surgery if it ever gets to that point).
Mikko (USDAA) MAD, SAM, GM, RM, SJ, SS; (NADAC) EAC, EJC, TN-E, TG-E, WV-O, OCC, HP-O, VerO; (AKC) NAJ, CGC; NW1 - 7 year old GSD