Here are two good news stories about amazing handicapped pets to ring in Spring 2017. I have to admit that I am happy to say goodbye to winter. I am also ready for some good news and hopefully you are as well. [Read more…]
Stories of amazing pets who have suffered a handicap or disability or paralysis.
Ellie May is so cute she should be on the cover of a magazine. The young piglet had a severe bout of Dippity Pig Syndrome that left her with two ruptured discs. Without the use of her hind legs, she was forced to drag herself around Windy’s Ranch & Rescue where she lives. Then last week, an animal lover and Handicapped Pets came to the rescue so the paralyzed pig won’t have to drag herself anymore. [Read more…]
This story comes from way up north in Manitoba, Canada where a paralyzed puppy is teaching people to never give up. In late January Gizzy was found dragging himself on the side of the road after being hit by a car. One of his hind legs was shattered and the other paralyzed. He had infections on his belly and legs. Yet even with all of this bad luck, the puppy’s will to survive can be a lesson to all of us. [Read more…]
My dogs are my favorite Valentines. It has been a short four months since Bailey and Olivia became roommates, but if you saw them you would think they have been together since puppyhood. Their bond is stronger than any of my previous dogs. They genuinely like each other.
The funny thing is Olivia was not my first choice to be Bailey’s new roomie. She’s small, even for a Beagle, and kind of pudgy. I didn’t think she could keep up with Bailey’s energetic personality. But lucky for Bailey and me, adding Olivia to our family has turned out to be the best decision ever. Life in my home is so joyful, I wish I could freeze time. [Read more…]
Charlie Sparkle’s purpose in life is to make people happy. Born with Spina bifida, the 3-year-old English bulldog works his magic every week as a certified therapy dog in Logan, Utah. He scoots through the halls of the Sunshine Foundation’s Terrace Grove Assisted Living putting a smile on the faces of the residents. [Read more…]