Special-needs pets

We’ve all lived with & nursed elderly, disabled, or ill pets.  In addition to the guidance of your veterinarian, I hope this info helps you give your pet the best possible quality of life.  (Contact us for assistance in helping your pet adapt behaviorally & emotionally.)

General medical info resources:

Senior Pets:


Breed-specific health info:

  • Canine Health Foundation (AKC): List of breed-specific health issues.
  • Boxers:  Includes cardiomyopathy, degenerative myelopathy, hypothyroidism, & cancer.

Epilepsy: These sites & articles really helped us understand and deal with our boxer’s seizures.

Sight & hearing impaired pets:

Spinal chord injuries:

    • Mobility aids
    • Support resources

Information provided on this site is not a substitute for veterinary care. See your vet before you begin a complementary natural health care or exercise plan. The statements on this Web site have not been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration/Center for Veterinary Medicine, and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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