What is Cerebellar Hypoplasia?
Cerebellar Hypoplasia occurs in pets who are born
with an underdeveloped cerebellum.
This neurological condition is congenital (at birth) and
directly effects motor skills. Dog and cats with
Cerebellar Hypoplasia (CH) struggle with mobility,
maintaining their balance and coordination.
Uncontrolled tremors and head shaking
Wide stance (front and/or back legs)
Loss of balance
Lack of coordination Nero, 1 year
Jerky movements, (wobbly) especially
Definitive diagnosis is done by a veterinarian and
an MRI which will show a smaller than normal Cerebellum.
CH is NOT a death sentence for your pet.
There is no cure, however the condition will not worsen
Over time and most pets are able to perform basic functions
And enjoy a normal life.
Many animals learn to adjust and compensate for their lack Groot, 2 years
Of, or different mobility.
DO NOT allow unrestricted access outside
DO NOT allow unrestricted access to stairs
Always ensure a safe and supervised
environment for your pet.
Calypso, 8 mos.