Category Archives: Chondrodystrophic

Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) — Sadie’s Journey

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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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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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IVDD in Dogs treatment

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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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Wiener Dogs

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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.

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Canine Massage For Pain Management

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.

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Dog Joint Health Supplement | WAG

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.

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Dog Back Pain Support

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.

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Back Brace For Dachshund

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.

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Bichon Frise Back Problems

Bichon Frise back problems are no fun to witness. “Bob” is a Bichon Frise mix rescued from a shelter. He doesn’t hear or see so well these days … and his mom says he suffers from dog back pain. Doesn’t aging suck? Bob wears a size Small WiggleLess® to give him the support he needs when his mom takes him for a walk. He wants to smell the roses and …read the full article.

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Schnauzer Back Problems

Schnauzer back problems are no fun to witness. “Jack” is a Schnauzer going on nine years. He was recently diagnosed with arthritis in his back and boy is it painful and achey sometimes. Trouble is, he loves to take his daily hikes and runs on the dusty mountain trails near his home. He meets up with his other dog friends and they  run and play like there is no tomorrow. …read the full article.

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