Bar charts to illustrate the variability of paw placement position in the lateral ('y') plane. Variability has been quantified by dividing the mean distance between the limb pairs by the standard deviation, to produce the coefficient of variation.a. Variability in thoracic paw placement does not vary amongst the groups (Kruskal-Wallis test p = 0.27). b. There is increased inconsistency in placement of pelvic paws after both incomplete (** p < 0.01; Dunn's post hoc test) and complete (*** p < 0.001; Dunn's test) thoracolumbar spinal cord injury, when compared with normal dogs (Kruskal-Wallis test p < 0.0001).