Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) — Sadie’s Journey

Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) — Sadie’s Journey

April 10, 2017

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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IVDD in Dogs treatment

December 05, 2014

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.

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Therapy Dogs — An Angel On A Leash

August 24, 2014

Therapy Dogs — An Angel on a Leash   The other day I took a walk.  The sun was shining, and the temperature was perfect for a long walk with my dog.  Since it was so nice out, I decided to explore a new route.  As I strolled along, I noticed a nursing care facility across from where we were walking. Outside of the nursing home, I could see a ...read the full article.

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Animals As Healers And Teachers

August 17, 2014

Animals As Healers and Teachers A good friend of mine went through a difficult time recently. During a life transition, she moved from home to home and city to city. She didn’t have much of a support system (well, that is in human terms, at least!) but she told me a story, which made me remember why I started WiggleLess in the first place. My friend travelled far and wide ...read the full article.

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