Dogs have the amazing ability to rebound from all kinds of injuries. Many Dachshunds who have experienced paralysis due to disc disease are back up and walking within days of treatment. Greta, however, was already an old girl - around 12 - when she went down, and this seemed to slow her progress significantly. Still, we refused give up on our patient. Thanks to continued hydrotherapy, she took her first steps outside of the bathtub approximately 5 months after surgery and we were THRILLED!