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Five dogs with peripheral nerve injuries (3 radial nerve and 2 peroneal nerve paralysis) were presented at the Small Animal Clinic of the Freie University in Berlin, Germany and were treated with a new surgical technique. The patients were examinated clinically, neurologically and an electromyographic examination was performed. The surgical technique consisted in a direct transposition of a sound nerve in a paralysed muscle. After 12 weeks, 4 dogs were able to use their leg in a correct fashion. One dog showed an improvement of the clinical signs but remained unable to bear weight on his leg.