The Wolf Among Us: PART II How Bigby Got His Lucky Break One night, as I was ticking through the shared Google Document we had made to keep track of our potential pulls, sadly deleting rows formerly reserved by dogs who had now been adopted or euthanized since last check, I heard my phone vibrate. I looked up to see my co-worker’s name briefly flash across the screen. I unlocked ...read the full article.
The Wolf Among Us PART I How Bigby Got His Lucky Break They say you never forget your first. Your first kiss, your first love, your first car. Firsts are fleeting, but they often last us a lifetime. For those lucky enough to call ourselves animal rescuers — legitimate, certified rescuers who have been properly trained and run healthy operations — you certainly never forget the first animal you rescue ...read the full article.
CONDITIONED TO FEAR DOGS Hiking with my dogs on a beautiful lakeside trail a young family approaches from around a bend. The mother carries her baby in her back pack. A young boy, probably eight, is by her side. Holding her fathers hand is a little girl, maybe four years old. My three friendly dogs trail behind me sniffing tall grasses and vibrant yellow mustard flowers off the beaten trail. I smile as we get closer and the little boy gestures towards my dogs, offering ...read the full article.
Discovering Faith With My Dog As a little girl I loved watching the television show “Lassie.” Lassie was always saving the day. She loved her boy and she would do anything to protect him. Lassie was devoted, loyal, strong, intelligent, and didn’t she speak volumes in one single woof? Lassie offered a place of comfort for her boy when he was challenged by life. Reassurance.. a place to nuzzle ...read the full article.
DOG OBESITY Dog Obesity is on the rise and creates severe health issues. We know someone who loves her dog so much she thinks she is being a good dog owner by feeding her dog things like spam and cheese every day for meals. You guys think you are treating us dogs to nice things when actually you are causing us harm. Studies have shown that about 40% of America’s ...read the full article.
Toxic Foods That Dogs Should Never Eat. My childhood poodle “Napoleon” got into Halloween candy one night while we were not home and boy was I was scared! He was so sick I’ll never forget it. Most of us already know that chocolate is very toxic for a dog to ingest. But did you know about other things like avocados, alcohol, onions and garlic, coffee, tea or caffeine, grapes and raisins, ...read the full article.
My golden retriever “Cowboy” was dealing with something internally and I couldn’t quite figure it out. The vet even thought he might be having seizures so he put him on seizure medication which made him act mentally impaired. It was scary to witness. I took him off the medication and changed vets. I also changed Cowboy’s diet from high quality dry/wet food, to an organic, raw food diet from the ...read the full article.
Beware of wild animals that attack dogs. I’ll never forget the image when I looked out my kitchen window one early spring morning to see my favorite dog in the whole wide world, “Piute” in the jaws of a coyote. I raced outside the front door in my nightgown screaming “LET GO LET GO LET GO!!!” — the coyote dropped my sweet dog and ran off. Piute was severely injured, ...read the full article.
Therapeutic Holistic Dog Massage DVD – A Comprehensive Guide In an effort to help dog owners offer dog pain management for their dogs —WiggleLess offers this highly educational DVD to provide you with some of the most comprehensive, high quality instructional training in the field of Canine Massage Therapy available. You will learn a variety of hands-on canine massage techniques* which, when performed regularly, can help reduce dog pain as well as ...read the full article.
Dog Joint Health Supplement—WAG—is the perfect complement to a WiggleLess Back Support Brace when you are looking to support your dog’s health and vitality in every way. Wag Lifetime Joint Care Complete Structural Support for Your Dog NATURAL, BRANDED, PATENTED INGREDIENTS Superior joint health is a process – it starts when dogs are puppies and continues into adult and senior years. Whether your dog is a puppy or a senior, ...read the full article.
Our shelter dog, LAVERNE, is the new model for our NEW logo. She fits the bill well as she is a schnauzer/dachshund mix who is considered chondrodystrophic with a long back and shorter legs. Her WiggleLess® provides her with all the dog back support she needs on our daily hikes up in the mountains. Laverne is wiry, fiery, and sweet as can be. She is loyal and trustworthy and she ...read the full article.
WiggleLess® back brace for dachshund “Jackson” helps curtail twisting, relieve stress and offer comfortable, firm, back support for those days when his back is stressed. Dachshunds are known as a “chondrodystrophic” dog breed and they often need plenty of dachshund back support. Carrying a long back on such short legs can cause back problems. He wears his WiggleLess® to help support his back when he takes long walks with his ...read the full article.