Since starting therapy, he has shown remarkable progress and signs of movement in his back limbs during tail stimulation. "With damage to the spine and paraplegics," Jennifer Hall, a therapist at Water4Dogs, told The Dodo, "getting the nerves and the brain to communicate is a big deal."
The Water4Dogs team is hopeful that, with continued therapy, Eddie Milo may regain use of his back legs someday. This hope is supported by the story of a small dog named Max. Neurologists referred Max to Water4Dogs after he was attacked by another dog, according to therapist Ashley Garcia. He suffered a spinal injury that caused tetraparesis (paralysis of all limbs), but through rehabilitation is now able to walk again.