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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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Advocating For Animals

Advocating for Animals

ADVOCATING FOR ANIMALS   How You Can Help National Justice For Animals Week is dedicated to raising awareness of animal abuse and teaching what we can do to help stop it. This includes how to report it, how to help in your community, and how to work towards stronger laws and enforcement. To honor this, WiggleLess wanted to highlight some of our favorite organizations that are supporting animals, and also …read the full article.

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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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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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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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Your Pet’s Immune System

Your Pet’s Immune System This time of year, we have to be extra mindful of your pet’s immune system. Those extra holiday treats have possibly added a few inches to Fido’s waistline, as well as ours, and we aren’t the only ones who can catch a sneeze or cough when the winter winds blow. To keep your pet’s immune system in flu-fighting condition, you need to pay attention to your …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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Paralyzed Dog Care — Lessons I’ve Learned

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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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Therapy Dogs — An Angel On A Leash

Therapy Dogs

Therapy Dogs — An Angel on a Leash   The other day I took a walk.  The sun was shining, and the temperature was perfect for a long walk with my dog.  Since it was so nice out, I decided to explore a new route.  As I strolled along, I noticed a nursing care facility across from where we were walking. Outside of the nursing home, I could see a …read the full article.

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Dogs Can Still Be Dogs in a WiggleLess Dog Back Brace

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Dogs Can Still Be Dogs in a WiggleLess Dog Back Brace Enjoy this very short, heartfelt, video of Ryder and LaVerne playing freely in the sand and surf in their back braces. Click on the link below to see how Ryder and LaVerne play freely in their braces while getting the back support they deserve  WiggleLess® has the best customers in the world! I have spent hours on the phone with dog …read the full article.

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