Wellness Wednesday!

Wellness Wednesday!
Welcome to another edition of Wellness Wednesdays, where we feature a different Veterinary Clinic each week! Today we’d like to introduce you all to Alouette Animal Hospital, located at 21409 Lougheed Hwy in Maple Ridge. The staff there, Dr. Michael Orser, Dr. Martin Klein, Dr. Nicole Salloum, Dr. Tanya Neville, Alena, Danica, Jen, Naomi, Ilona, Kelley, Kimmy, Lynette, ...

Hero Animals

Hero Animals
A little bit of a variety with a little history! Today we feature a cat named Jim and a St. Bernard named Barry on this weeks Hero Dogs- er, Hero Animals! A cat named Jim, once saved his human family after a fire had started in the house. The family was asleep and unaware of ...

Special Needs and Disabled Animals

Special Needs and Disabled Animals
Unfortunately, many people think that once your pet is considered “Special Needs” or “Disabled“, that it is the end of the road for that animal. Thank goodness, that in the 21st century we have other means then euthanasia to assist these animals.  We’re going to look into Alternative/Complementary therapy options for pets. Here at HandicappedPetsCanada, we ...

Dog Wheelchairs the Basic Facts

Dog Wheelchairs the Basic Facts
Dog Wheelchairs: Basic Facts Putting your dog on wheels can develop your pet’s quality of life if he has a condition that hinders him from the use of his hind or front legs. There are wheel chairs for dogs available (also touted as dog carts) which are particularly crafted to provide a new found mobility to ...

Splinting vs. Surgery = no brainer

Splinting vs. Surgery = no brainer
OrthoVet’s splint products can stave off expensive surgery and support faster healing As pet owners, most of us despair when our canine or feline companion sustain an orthopedic injury. Not only do we cringe at the pain our friend is suffering, but also over the high cost for treatment or surgery. Handicapped Pets Canada and ...

My Dog Needs a Wheelchair

My Dog Needs a Wheelchair
There are a number of reasons why your dog may need a wheelchair. Whether it be as a result of a paralyzing injury, to assist with a decline in mobility caused by an illness, as a way to help him or her recover from surgery, or to use while receiving rehabilitative therapy. The Walkin’ Wheels dog ...

Pet Insurance – Things you need to know and consider

Pet Insurance - Things you need to know and consider
Even if you haven’t had a incident involving your pet of late, pet insurance has probably crossed your mind. And if you have, the bill for any non-routine care may have cost you anywhere from just a couple hundred dollars to well over a thousand. You may have wondered why people have health insurance and ...

Chocolate’s Walkin Wheels Small Wheelchair

Chocolate's Walkin Wheels Small Wheelchair
Receiving great news from our Walkin Wheels friends is always the best part of this job. We just had great news about Chocolate, a sassy little dachshund who had a little trouble with her hind end and is now making a come back with the help of her new Walkin Wheels Small Dog Cart. This is the ...

Is a Wheelchair Right for my Dog?

Is a Wheelchair Right for my Dog?
Most often we are approached by people who have recently and suddenly been faced with a situation that has left their loved companion either injured, paralyzed or handicapped due to a disease or medical complication. They are often faced with having to educate themselves in a big hurry on whats available for their dog’s mobility ...

Dog Carts, Now and Back Then

Dog Carts, Now and Back Then
There was a day when, if a dog couldn’t walk, it meant the end of his or her life. Whether due to injury, disease, or unknown causes – sometimes even temporary ones — a handicapped dog could not survive without inflicting great hardships on the caretaker. Not anymore. Extraordinary care such as hip replacement, spinal ...