Courtney Kidd LCSW

Courtney Kidd LCSW

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Paralyzed Dogs Walk Again After Nose Cell Transplant

Pawaplegic pups now have a shot at running again as scientists successfully use nose cell transplants to reverse spinal cord injuries in our four legged friends. Nose cells in dogs continue to regenerate through their lives, so by injecting the refined cells into the site of injury, dogs will regain some of their previous ability to move and walk.  In the latest trial, most of the 23 dogs that were given the treatment saw improvement in their recovery.  Jasper, a friendly looking dachshund regains ability to walk without aid in the online video clip.

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