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Caring for Disabled Pets

Luckily today there are many mobility devices and treatments to manage their disease. Not long ago animals were euthanized for disabilities. Today your pet not being able to walk or disabled is not an end of life decision a pet parent has to make. 

Maintaining awareness of your pet’s needs and behaviors can help you and your vet make the best decisions regarding your pet’s life. Some key things to be aware of are:

  • Is your pet eating and drinking?
  • Do they show interest in things?
  • Are they  engaged with you?

If your pet is showing signs of disinterest, lethargic, unresponsive, and experiencing pain talk to you vet about your dog’s condition.

Pets with disabilities may experience weakness, pain in limbs, and paralysis. If your pet is experiencing limited mobility it is important to invest in mobility aid like a wheel chair or harness so your pet can do things easier and to be able to enjoy life.

Wheelchairs are a normal part of care today for canines with disabilities  There are many options such as wheelchairs, scooters, strollers and mobility devices available today for parents of paralyzed pets. There are several therapies available today to manage pain. A few options are physical therapy, hydro therapy, and laser therapy.

Exercise. It is important continue incorporating exercise in your dog’s life and you may want to find a special activity for them. It can be a shorter walk or a stroll in the park.

A healthy and daily supplement like Ultra Oil is known to alleviate joint pain and inflammation for dogs with disabilities. Ultra Oil has the perfect balance of omegas 3,6 & 9 to bring oxygen into your pets cells.  Healing your pet from the inside out. 

It is important to be patient with yourself and your dog since they are also learning how to move through life with their disability. Chances are your pet is not as worried about the disability as you are. Handicapped pets share a deep connection with their pet parent. Most of all be confident in your pet’s attitude and abilities!

For more information and tips for your handicapped pet visit, https://www.handicappedpets.com/blog

For more information and tips for your handicapped pet visit, https://www.handicappedpets.com/blog

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