Pet parents of newly diagnosed paralyzed dogs worry a lot about how they will manage all of the daily needs of their fur kid. One of their biggest fears is how to take care of a paralyzed dog when you work away from home. Making arrangements for a pet who can’t walk on their own or relieve themselves without help, seems like an impossible task. And sadly, some dogs are euthanized because of it.
I have to confess it’s a question that’s weighed on me too. You see, I was lucky when Sophie became paralyzed because I worked from home. There are many times I’ve tried to picture how I would’ve handled her need to pee, poop or get a drink of water if she hadn’t been by my side all day. [Read more…]