Syringomyelia Awareness: Dr, Marino Interview Part 1

One of our readers was give the opportunity to Interview Dr. Marino a Neurologist who is one of the foremost researchers here in the US working to help those who suffer from CM / SM in both dogs and humans. Since this is a rather lengthy interview we will be breaking it up into several parts.Can you … [Read more...]

Syringomyelia Awareness: Foetal Tissue Research

FOETAL TISSUE RESEARCH It was very cold and dark in Devon at three o’clock on a Saturday morning in November 2006 when I got up to go to the International Seminar on Syringomyelia at the Royal Veterinary College in Hertfordshire. I listened to Drs Rusbridge, Marino, Jeffery, Deutschland and Flint … [Read more...]

Syringomyelia Awareness: Jewelry Giveaway (US ONLY)

We were give these beautiful handmade Jewelry Set (Necklace, Bracelet, and earrings) from Cavalier Creations to use to help raise awareness of Syringomylia. Cavalier Creations is a fledgling Jewelry Company. All of their beautiful pieces are created under the watchful eye of their Cavaliers. The … [Read more...]

Guest Post by Judy StickneyYesterday 1st Jan was Chaos's 7th Birthday and I am so happy that she is still with me and relatively pain-free due to the many different medicatons that she is on as she suffers from Syringomyelia.I have had Chaos since she was 10 weeks old, I went through the Kennel … [Read more...]

Syringomyelia Awareness: Friends of Lola

The aim of the friends of Lola website is to raise awareness of syringomyelia and chiari-like malformation in an easily accessible format. To join pet owners, breeders and dog lovers together. I wanted to unite together and support all breeds of dogs that have an interest in this neurological … [Read more...]

Syringomyelia Awareness: For the Love of Ollie Book Giveaway

About the creation of the book: Oliver and Maggie May, two precious little Cavaliers planted themselves firmly in my heart and soul. When their health began to show signs of deterioration, a desperate search began for a diagnosis. Syringomyelia was a relatively unknown genetic disorder and … [Read more...]

Syringomyelia Awareness: Griffon Bruxellois (Brussels Griffon)

My name is Rachael and this is my first experience of blogging so here goes: Chiari-like Malformation (CM) and Syringomyelia (SM) is a recent neurological condition that has been diagnosed in over twenty breeds of dogs including, Affenpinscher, Bichon Frise, Boston Terriers, Bulldogs, Cavaliers, … [Read more...]

Syringomyelia Awareness: Lola’s Story

My Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Lola, is my first dog who i compete with in agility. She started competing in January 2010 and is now in grade 4, she has also qualified for YKC at Crufts in Obedience, Agility Dog of the Year, Small dog agility, Jumping and Dogstable.On the 15th of August … [Read more...]

Syringomyelia Awareness: Should They Be Saved?

Wouldn't Have by Tammi BrownRe-Posted from The Royal Spaniels Summer 09In the Fall 2008 issue of TRS, Tammi Brown wrote an article telling what it was like for a human to live with syringomyelia. Since that time Cavaliers have come under a negative spotlight due to this disease. When Tammi was asked … [Read more...]

Syringomyelia Awareness: How to Choose a Healthy Puppy

Go to a breeder who registers her puppies with the Kennel Club and who can supply you with a five generation pedigree for both parents of the litter of puppies. One thing to look for is how many times a dog's name appears in the pedigree. This will give you an idea of the level of inbreeding in the … [Read more...]

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