Cerebellar Ataxia

Description: A genetic disease of the brain that causes cell loss. A neural condition leading to incoordination of muscle movement, which is typically due to a lesion of part of the cerebellum. 

What to Watch For: Signs may vary, depending where the lesions manifest. Signs may include instability and difficulty balancing, irregular body movements, falling frequently, inability to get up, or tremors. This is a progressive disease that can begin in very young animals. There is currently no cure.

Breeds prone to Cerebellar Ataxia include:


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