Category Archives: Rehabilitation

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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Bad Habits Can Be Broken

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Bad Habits Can Be Broken Bad behaviors in dogs are common, from something as small as chewing to more serious problems, such as excessive licking. In most cases, bad behaviors are simply bad habits and bad habits can be broken. Many pet parents see these behaviors but aren’t sure how or if they need to correct them. Although dogs must be dogs, there are some behaviors which need to curbed. …read the full article.

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WIGGLELESS DOG BACK BRACE AND IVDD

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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.

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Caring For Your Senior Dog

Caring for your senior dog

Senior Dog Care Seasons of Change I love the changing of the seasons and even though we live in the very temperate state of CA, there is a certain smell and taste in the senses when fall arrives. Pumpkins pop out on porches and ghoulish delights hang from the oak trees. A full harvest array greets customers browsing shops from Santa Barbara to LA. It is a time of packing away …read the full article.

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First Aid Kit For Dogs

First Aid Kit For Dogs

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.

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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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Paralyzed Dog Care — Lessons I’ve Learned

Paralyzed dog - Lessons I have learned from mine

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.

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Animals As Healers And Teachers

Animals as healers and teachers

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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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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SnugglePuppie For Stress, Healing and Recovery

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SnugglePuppie For Stress, Healing and Recovery When you discover something beautiful, don’t you just want to share it? My little doxie June had two episodes of IVDD (intervertebral disc disease) before I couldn’t stand it any more! She was prescribed strong medication and crate rest for six to eight weeks. It was as painful for me to witness as it was for her to experience. June was never used to …read the full article.

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