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Roll’n Pups Helps You Build Affordable Dog Carts

inexpensive dog carts

This story is the second installment in what I hope will be a long list of posts about economical sources for dog wheelchairs. I started this journey after I realized that finding inexpensive carts for paralyzed dogs and cats was the number question asked on the Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog website.   Now I found

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Thanksgiving Recipe Your Dog Will Love

healthy Thanksgiving treat for dogs

Cody and Bailey want to share a Thanksgiving recipe your dog will love. Thanksgiving is probably the most special holiday of the year because its sole purpose is to enjoy time with family and friends and reflect on the blessings in our lives. This year the holiday will be an exceptionally special day for my

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Benebone Wishbone Chew and Busy Buddy Twist ‘n Treat

durable dog toys

Well I have to tell you that Bailey was beside herself with joy when not one, but two toys were delivered to the house for her monthly product review from Bailey tested a Benebone Bacon Flavored Wishbone Dog Chew and the Busy Buddy Twist ‘n Treat Toy. Bailey was so excited to check out

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Bucket List for Disabled Dog

Bucket list for disabled dog.

One of my goals for starting Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog was to share stories about amazing pets who have overcome a handicap. I want people to know that specially-abled dog, cats and other animals can lead happy lives so I’m always scanning for interesting news. Yesterday I read about a bucket list for disabled

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Pet Parents’ Favorite Tips To Keep An Incontinent Dog Dry

Incontinent dog

The generosity of pet parents of specially-abled dogs and cats never ceases to amaze me. Last week a pet mom wrote to Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog asking for advice on how to stop urine scald for her paralyzed German shepherd who is incontinent. She was having a terrible time with constant leakage that was making

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Health / Daily Care

5 Nutrition Tips For Dogs That Can’t Walk

healthy dog nutrition

Do paralyzed dogs have special nutritional needs? Are there supplements incontinent dogs should take to prevent urinary tract infections? What foods will keep my paralyzed dog as healthy as possible?  I used to think about these questions a lot when Sophie was sick. It wasn’t because I didn’t have faith in my veterinarian; it’s that

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Hemivertebrae – The Spine Deformity In Flat-Faced Dogs

French bulldog hemivertebrae

It’s hard to resist the sweet face of a French bulldog, Pug, English bulldog, Boston terrier or Boxer. Their adorable flat-head, short-nose and corkscrew tails are the epitome of doggie cuteness. But did you know that from the tip of their little nose to the end of their tiny tail, each of these breeds has

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Amazing Pets

Paralyzed Dog Savannah Learns To Walk

paralyzed dog

During the past two years of writing Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog, I’ve had the opportunity to meet a lot of dedicated pet parents who are caring for their paralyzed dog. Together these special people and I have formed a kind of community where we share our experiences and resources. Last week, Natasha who lives

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Celebrating Our Second Blogoversary

Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog

It’s hard to believe, but Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog turns two years-old on November 1! On our second Blogoversary it made me realize that many of you don’t know much about Sophie and how she inspired me to start this blog. Sophie was my special girl who became paralyzed at the age of

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