Some pet parents are absolute geniuses when it comes to solving the day-to-day challenges of their special needs animals. When paralyzed dog, Kadee Mae had a tough time walking with her wheelchair in the Wisconsin snow, her owner customized it for skis.
Suzanne DeBrango is the writer behind the popular blog, apuginthekitchen. She is also the guardian to two adorable rescue Pugs named Nando, Izzy (pictured above with their BFF Daisey.) When her two fur-kids were diagnosed with life-threatening health issues, Suzanne didn’t throw in the towel. Instead, she dedicates much of her daily activities to keeping them safe and as healthy as can be. Here is their story:
Kimberley O’Hare is a real estate agent who is passionate about Big Dogs. She recently launched a website called Rentals For Big Dogs as a personal mission to keep large dogs out of animal shelters by helping their owners find rental properties that accept big dogs. She is now adding a second layer to this goal with the development of two apps that will link pet owners directly to Big Dog friendly properties.
Sophie was always ready for a new adventure. Whether it was taking the 3-mile walk around our neighborhood, exploring new houses during our “house hunting” phase or barking hello to dogs during a car ride, our little girl’s outgoing personality shined on; even after the paralysis took away her mobility. One of the favorite places Sophie liked to visit, after she stopped walking, was our local park. She enjoyed it because she could be with people and while Sophie liked everyone, the people who found her the most interesting, were the children.
Does your dog continuously chase after his tail, pace back and forth or spin like a top? He could have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog wants you to know about a new study from the American Humane Association, in cooperation with the School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University that wants to find out why some dogs are more prone to OCD.