Maybe you have heard of a dog having a ruptured disk, a slipped disk or a herniated disk in their back. Intervertebral disk disease often referred to as IVDD and is a degenerative disease that can affect your dog’s spinal cord. IVDD is a very common condition seen in thousands of dogs every year, it is also very serious. This condition can cause a variety of different concerns for your dog from mobility to incontinence and pain. Most commonly seen in Dachshunds and other small and medium breeds, IVDD can be treated and managed depending on the severity of the condition with both surgical and non-surgical interventions. In this blog we will cover everything you need to know about IVDD.