Since I started Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog and began sharing Sophie’s story, I’ve had the opportunity to meet some extraordinary people who work hard every day to save pets with disabilities. These people have become my personal heroes. Recently I added another hero to my list after I interviewed veterinary intensive care nurse, Tracy Smith. If you live in Austin, TX and have a dog or cat with special needs, you should get to know Tracy today!
You see Tracy’s career has taken her from working with critically ill patients in a veterinary emergency hospital to creating a company that cares for sick, elderly and handicapped pets in their homes.
I’ve written before about my Practically Perfect Pet Sitter and how hard it was to find someone who was compassionate and had the skills to take care of Sophie when I had to be away. Living with a disabled pet is physically and mentally exhausting so it is extremely important to have someone you can rely on for support. When I found out that Tracy does this and more, I knew I had to tell her story. [Read more…]