I don’t really know where to start. I am still in shock.
Yesterday I accompanied my friend to an excellent veterinary centre. This place is mainly to see specialists for anything you can imagine. If some of you remember Ebony’s mum had a bad turn about two weeks ago and the vet didn’t really find anything. My friend instincts told her that there was something wrong with her ears so she pressed the vet for an referral for an MRI. The vet called her paranoid but referred her. The Neurologist also agreed that if she could see CM on the scan she would do a full scan to check for SM. Well to cut a long story short we went there to find out what’s wrong with her ears, and there is something wrong I can’t remember exactly what it is called it is like glue ear in humans. But the biggest shock came when we saw the scans. The Neurologist described it as bad. She has CM and SM, there are three syrinxes in her spine. What we can’t understand that she doesn’t show ANY signs of discomfort, no scratching no tenderness on her neck or back absolutely nothing she is so full of life. I really don’t understand it as when I read all the posts on here the dogs with SM (especially with three syrinxes) are all displaying symptoms.
I ask the neurologist that of all the Cavaliers she has seen if there were any without CM and she just shook her head.