Degenerative Myelopathy,  DM,  Health

Degenerative Myelopathy (DM)

A neurodegenerative disease affecting older dogs beginning with paralysis of the pelvic limbs, that is fatal. Thankfully we have a DNA test that is approved for Pyrenean Shepherds.


DM – UC Davis (Listed for Pyrenean Shepherds)

Research & Articles

What is Degenerative Myelopathy? (University of MO) – Degenerative myelopathy (DM) is a fatal neurodegenerative disease that affects older dogs. It initially results in paralysis of the pelvic limbs but progresses to affect all limbs.