Hopefully, this article assists you in deciding if your dog’s injury needs medical attention or just a little tender, love and care. Tail injuries can be severe and serious but most of the time, if you just step on your dog’s tail, your pup will be fine. You may just need to give him a little more loving.
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.
CANINE FLU Flu, flu Go Away! This time of year we are focused on getting our own flu shots, preparing our medicine cabinets for the cold months ahead, digging out our hot water bottles and buying boxes of tissue, but what about our furry friends? Protecting your best friend from canine influenza can be daunting. Until 2004, when an equine influenza virus was detected in greyhounds, many people didn’t even ...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.
May is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month Cancer. Even today, it’s a word that sparks fear in the hearts and minds of most who hear it. I went through it myself and my precious pup June did too. Only she didn’t make it. Everyone knows at least one person in some way affected by this terrible disease. However, few people think of cancer in conjunction to their cat or canine. ...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.
Paralyzed Dog Care — Lessons I’ve Learned —written by guest blogger Sharon Seltzer As Thanksgiving approaches, I’m taking time to remember the special gifts in my life. While that sounds like a cliché, the most cherished time in my life was pretty unique because it was the five precious years I spent taking care of Sophie, my paralyzed dog. Being the caretaker of a paraplegic dog was a demanding job ...read the full article.
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.
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.
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.