Our expert says:
The problem is probably not resolved but could be managed by keeping weight low, short regulr walks, no climbing stairs or jumping onto off of furniture etc. The pain killers make them comfortable and then they act normal and it is at that stage that they can exacerbate the situation and then requie surgery. All Dachshunds are considered at risk of disc disease. Acupuncture can help to strengthen the muscles as will hydrotherapy - controlled swimming.
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