I found this story on the Walkin’ Pets blog and couldn’t resist sharing it. The pet wheelchair company showed how a disabled toddler and dog are beating their mobility challenges. The introduction of little Lorelai, who suffers from a rare genetic disorder, to a paralyzed dog named Oscar is precious. [Read more…]
Stories of amazing pets who have suffered a handicap or disability or paralysis.
If you are thinking about adopting a pet, I know a paralyzed dog who would love a new family for Christmas. Tiger is a 7-year-old Corgi/Chihuahua mix recovering from spinal surgery. He was abandoned by his owners when they learned he might be paralyzed for the rest of his life. [Read more…]
I love sharing stories about disabled animals who overcome the challenges they face. We even have a section at Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog dedicated to Amazing Pets. But after reading an email from pet parent Cindy McBryan, I realized the real heroes are the people who flip their lives upside down so they can take care of an animal who is sick or paralyzed.
Cindy’s adult son, Matthew, is doing this for the McBryan family dog, Nike. The 100 lb. Labrador retriever suddenly became paralyzed at the worst time possible while Cindy’s husband was in the hospital being treated for cancer. Now caring for their paralyzed Labrador is a family affair.
When Ellie May lost the ability to walk, Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog was proud to play a part in helping the paralyzed piglet get a new set of wheels.
Here is a video that explains how a case of Dippity Pig Syndrome left Ellie May paralyzed and how a group of animal lovers rallied to her aid. [Read more…]
Celebrate National Dog Day with a special musical video from Walkin’ Pets. Each year on August 26, National Dog Day salutes all dogs whether they are mixed breeds, pure breeds or special needs breeds. It is the only holiday that honors family dogs, says thank you to working dogs and calls attention to dogs waiting to be adopted. This year there is also a one-of-kind musical video that pays tribute to dogs in wheelchairs. [Read more…]