Buddy the Beagle

Something was wrong with Buddy. The beagle had never had health problems, but now his owner noticed that he was having trouble walking. His hind legs were dragging as he moved around the yard. Twenty-four hours later he was unable to walk…

U of M veterinarians are increasingly using stem-cell therapies to help pets with pain, paralysis, and other problems. Watch the video for Buddy’s amazing journey.

Buddy the beagle on St. Paul campus lawnThe VMC helped Buddy the beagle walk again

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