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Puppy Gets Custom Braces

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This Wordless Wednesday I want to share a story that is truly a tribute to the human-animal bond. The story starts in South Korea where a litter of puppies were born close to New Year’s Eve 2014. Soon after the unthinkable happened when the littermates became victims of a deliberate fire. Only one of the puppies, named

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Two Important Supplements For Aging Dogs

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Cody has a bad case of arthritis in his hips. Over the past couple of years it’s changed the way he walks and tries to lie down. He moves his twelve year-old body slower and more deliberate when he walks and quite honestly he uses a technique to lie down that I’ve never seen before.

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My List Of Favorite Products For Paralyzed Dogs

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Pet parents write to me every day about products for paralyzed dogs.  They want to know about the best products on the market so they can be good caretakers for their treasured dog who can’t walk anymore. One of my biggest goals for starting Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog was to give people the resources they need to take care of their disabled pet, so

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Yale Canine Cancer Study

Yale canine cancer study

Back in 2004 my 106lb. happy, healthy German shepherd, Bear, suddenly got sick with Hemangiosarcoma. It’s an aggressive cancer that attacks the blood vessel cells and German shepherds are one of the breeds most prone to the disease. We fought the cancer with surgery and the best chemotherapy available at the time. Four months after

Read more – Raise Money For Pet Emergencies

Pet parents reach out to me a lot about where they can get help to pay for an MRI or an expensive surgery for their dog. Let’s face it, being the owner of a disabled pet is expensive.  There are veterinary bills to pay as well as rehab services and special equipment. If you are

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Does Your Pet Insurance Cover Rehabilitation Services?


Pet Insurance has become popular over the past few years. A study done by Embrace Pet Insurance found that out of the 165 million owned pets in the U.S. slightly more than 1 million are covered by one of the leading insurance companies. I’m bringing up this subject because I recently found out that not

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National Walk ‘N Roll Dog Day 2015

National Walk 'N Roll Dog Day 2015

I want to tell you about a big event to celebrate and help paraplegic dogs. National Walk ‘N Roll Dog Day 2015 is September 22 and it will be here before you know it. The theme this year is Enjoying A Wheelie Good Life!

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The Joy Of Raising Lizards #ReptileCare

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by petMD Reptile Center, and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Reptile Ownership, but Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. petMD® and PetSmart® are not responsible for the content of this

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WW: Sharing Eight Photos of #Happiness

Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog

Sophie and I were tagged by our friends Rachel and Rooney from My Kid Has Paws to share Eight Photos of Happiness.  If you haven’t read Rachel’s blog you should absolutely check it out.  Rachel’s goal is to improve the lives of pets

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