Hank takes a few tentative steps after being paralyzed for the past 5 months much to the joy of his family. He had a freak accident jumping into a car which resulted in spinal swelling. His guardian, Molly Lich Williams, says that the vet gave him a 60/40 chance that he will recover enough to walk.
She writes, "He has what's called IVDD which is basically spinal swelling. Most dogs recover. They regain sensation from the back to the front, which means full use of his tail will come first. Then he will be able to stand on purpose. Then regain full control of his bladder and bowels. Then He will walk."
Hank's walking has apparently improved even more in the days that followed, according to a comment Molly made on her YouTube account.
You can read the full story behind Hank's injury and road to recovery at tgimolly.blogspot.com.
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