INTERVERTEBRAL DISC DISEASE — IVDD I have enclosed two photos of Sadie. Read below to see what she has been through and what she has accomplished. We tried many therapies. Sadie was completely paralyzed from the mid-spine back. No bladder control, no intestinal control, no tail wagging, and no walking. She was at the Animal Specialty Hospital in Naples for three weeks. No surgery recommended. She may or may not ...read the full article.
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WIGGLELESS DOG BACK BRACE AND IVDD Rocket Hitchcock is a 7-year-old Schnauzer/Terrier mix. His hobbies include going for investigative strolls in the neighborhood, playing long games of low-intensity chase with members of his toy collection and convincing us (his two dads) that he has not had enough bacon treats and that we should really do something to remedy the situation. During the first few years of his life, we noticed ...read the full article.
Special Needs Dogs Different is Beautiful! Guest blogger: Lauren Kramer-Theuerkauf My husband, Matt, knows that I have a huge heart when it comes to animals. What he did not know was that we were both about to fall in love with adopting special needs dogs. I discovered Penny on petfinder.com. She is a gorgeous Chiweenie that was born with a severe overbite and a deformed front paw causing her to ...read the full article.
What Is A First Aid Kit For Dogs? Good pet parents are in tune with their pet’s health and wellbeing but even if you provide your pup with the appropriate diet, checks ups, grooming and lots of TLC—accidents and emergencies can still happen! Be Prepared! Just as you would create a go-to emergency kit for your family, it is a good idea to have one on hand for your pets ...read the full article.
CANINE OBESITY A Chubby Puppy I read a recent statistic that said: Today, dogs are fatter than ever. It’s now estimated that 45% of all U.S. dogs are either overweight or obese. That’s over 30 million dogs! Veterinarians also reported that although nearly 50% of all the dogs they see are overweight, only 17% of pet owners agree. It is hard to recognize (or admit) sometimes for pet parents but as in ...read the full article.
IVDD In Dogs Treatment The Loop Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) is a challenging and heartbreaking issue to deal with in your dog. Long and short dogs (like dachshunds, basset hounds, corgis, and other dwarfed breeds) are most susceptible to IVDD due to inordinate stress on their spine, but any breed of dog can develop disc disease due to poor genetics, trauma, or just plain bad luck. IVDD occurs when spinal ...read the full article.
Dog Massage — Give your pup a treat! If I had to bet, I would guess that you like a massage from time to time? As a licensed massage therapist I know how much I love both giving and receiving massages. Massages have so many proven benefits, some of which include: increased circulation, improved digestion, strengthened immunity, stress relief, and muscle relaxation. But what if I told you that your ...read the full article.
Wiener Dogs Galore! WiggleLess® dog back brace was so happy to have our first booth at Wienerfest in Embro, Ontario! It was a quintessential summer day in Embro. Bright blue skies and warm weather. We met so many wonderful people and such amazing wiener dogs of all shapes, sizes, and colors! There were games and fun for dachshunds, dachsies, hot dogs and of course wiener dogs! Did you know that ...read the full article.
Dogs Can Still Be Dogs in a WiggleLess Dog Back Brace Enjoy this very short, heartfelt, video of Ryder and LaVerne playing freely in the sand and surf in their back braces. Click on the link below to see how Ryder and LaVerne play freely in their braces while getting the back support they deserve WiggleLess® has the best customers in the world! I have spent hours on the phone with dog ...read the full article.
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AWARD WINNING DOG BACK BRACE The Family Choice Awards recognizes the best products, services and resources for all members of a family including our cherished pets. This awards program, now in its 19th year, is one of the most coveted, family friendly consumer awards program in the nation. WiggleLess® would like to thank Family Choice Awards for their recognition of our dog back brace. We are very proud of this product ...read the full article.
Inflapotion & Herbal Aspirin Combo Pack WiggleLess® Dog Back Brace knows you want to do everything you can to help your beloved pets when in pain and that’s why we are now offering Inflapotion & Herbal Aspirin Combo Pack, from Glacier Peak Holistics. A natural, holistic approach to pain. Inflapotion™ An all natural herbal remedy that stops pain and inflammation. There have been reports that dogs are no longer needing Rimadyl or Tramadol. It works, ...read the full article.
SnugglePuppie For Stress, Healing and Recovery When you discover something beautiful, don’t you just want to share it? My little doxie June had two episodes of IVDD (intervertebral disc disease) before I couldn’t stand it any more! She was prescribed strong medication and crate rest for six to eight weeks. It was as painful for me to witness as it was for her to experience. June was never used to ...read the full article.