This is a Neuromuscular condition.

Myasthenia Gravis-Like Syndrome

What is Myasthenia Gravis-Like Syndrome?

This is a disease characterized by progressive weakness, with puppies being more active in the morning and progressively weaker by night. Puppies also exhibited decreased reflexes and collapse.

What are the signs & symptoms that develop in affected dogs?

Affected puppies had poor coordination, decreased reflexes and collapse.

When do signs and symptoms develop?

Signs first appear in young puppies.

How do vets diagnose this condition?

Genetic testing, blood work, neurological tests, and clinical signs can be used to diagnose this condition.

How is this condition treated?

This is a lifelong condition that showed poor response to medical treatments.

What actions should I take if my dog is affected?

  • Minimizing exposure to typical triggers may help reduce clinical signs. Please follow the recommendations from your veterinarian.
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