Category Archives: handicapped pets

Canine Acupunture

Canine Acupuncture

CANINE ACUPUNCTURE How Canine Acupuncture Decreases Arthritic Pain   When our furry best friends are in pain, we’re likely to do anything in our power to alleviate their discomfort and ease their distress. While some health issues are permanently resolved with various forms of medical intervention or medication, other problems persist on a daily basis. Arthritis is one such health concern which, typically, manifests with age. So, how can you …read the full article.

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Exercise For Disabled Dogs

Low Impact Exercise For Disabled Dogs

Low Impact Exercise for Disabled Dogs If your dog has a disability such as IVDD or arthritis, you know that high impact exercise can be dangerous and/or painful for your canine companion. You have probably already discussed what the no-nos are with your veterinarian and that is a great start. This article will explore some yes-yes exercise options that will help your pup stay fit even if high impact play …read the full article.

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Epileptic Dogs

Epileptic Dog

EPILEPTIC DOGS Living with an Epileptic Dog Seizures are one of the more common neurologic problem in dogs.  Owners are often emotionally distraught because of the violent and unpredictable nature of seizures.  A seizure is the result of excessive electrical activity in the brain, and can manifest as abnormal behaviour (e.g. fly-biting, vocalization, running in circles, aggression) or uncoordinated motor activity (e.g. paddling of legs, muscle twitching, stiffening of muscles). …read the full article.

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Special Needs Dogs

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.

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