Do you know how to bathe your paralyzed dog? I think all pet parents know how to bathe an able-bodied dog, but do you know the best way to position a dog that can’t sit or stand on their own in a tub? It can be tricky if you don’t know the proper technique.
Even if you routinely take your fur kid to a groomer, a disabled and incontinent dog is likely to have an accident between appointments that requires your immediate attention. Paraplegic dogs are prone to peeing or pooping on themselves or spilling food and water because they can’t control the movement of their bodies. Some of these messes are minor and can quickly be fixed with baby wipes or a towel. But other times you’ll find a more thorough cleaning is necessary. [Read more…]