Thanks to dedicated pet parents who share the stories I post and the wonders of Social Media, the Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog blog and our Facebook page have grown substantially since the beginning of the year. Because of this, I’m not sure if everyone has gotten the chance to read the core stories we posted early on to make life better for paralyzed pets.
One of the most important stories we’ve run is about the Clinical Trial for Paralyzed Dogs at Iowa State University. The study is essential to getting our paraplegic fur kids up and walking again and it may prove to be the breakthrough needed for people with paralysis as well. The study is still going on and researchers are still welcoming new dogs into the program.
If you have a paraplegic dog please take a minute to educate yourself about the Clinical Trial for Paralyzed Dogs. Since running the original story, at least three dogs whose parents read Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog have been accepted into the program. [Read more…]