The dog in the video below touched my heart. He is a Labrador retriever born with dwarfism. The condition is a rare defect. His body is shaped like a full-sized Lab, but his legs are underdeveloped. They bow and keep him from growing to a normal height. Dogs with dwarfism suffer from joint pain and have problems walking.
Just when I think I have heard about every way a pet can develop mobility problems, I am surprised to learn something new. [Read more…]