Ozzie’s Volleyball Injury

Ozzie Smiling Face

All dogs are therapy dogs in one way or another. Ozzie is also a retired volleyball player.  Down but not out, a dog knee brace keeps Ozzie in the game of life. Cecelia found Ozzie back in 2004 on a pet-finder website. She drove from just outside of Lincoln, NE all the way to St.…

Friday, June 12, 2015  |  0 Comments

Bionic Pickles

Pickles Smiling with dog knee brace-small

When Alisha says “hold the pickles,” she’s not talking about a burger. She’s talking about her almost three-year-old Great Pyrenees/Akbash-mix Pickles. Alisha has been holding and snuggling Pickles since the rescue dog was six weeks old. Pickles had been battling a severe case of parvovirus and struggled with respiratory issues for months with a less…

Monday, June 8, 2015  |  0 Comments

Bohdi, Got Her “Silly” Back

Bodhi With Dog Knee Brace

Bodhi is a survivor. She’s a 14-year-old, lovable Cattledog and has been battling cancer for the last year and a half. She’s been through two surgeries and two rounds of chemo, but nothing can keep her down. Literally. A few months ago, Bodhi was playing in the backyard when she made a quick turn and…

Wednesday, May 27, 2015  |  0 Comments

Talking to Your Veterinarian About Bracing

Hero Stifle Brace with Logo

Suggesting a treatment to your veterinarian can be tough.  We all care for our animal so much we want to learn as much as we can to help our pet.  We tend to lean on Dr. Google in these times. To make the conversation go smoothly, it’s important to remember your Dr. went to many…

Tuesday, January 27, 2015  |  0 Comments

Dr. Michelle Beck Shares Her Thoughts on Bracing

Michelle and Maddie dog

Dog Brace Review Initially a skeptic, Dr. Beck shares how her veterinary practice has grown to use bracing. I am a certified canine rehabilitation therapist as well as a veterinarian. 100% of my time is devoted to healing animals that have an orthopedic or neurologic disease or helping prevent injury in healthy dogs. I started using…

Friday, January 23, 2015  |  4 Comments

Benson Battles Cushing’s and ACL Tear: Wins!

Benson Dog

Benson was born November 21, 2001. He is a parti-colored Cocker Spaniel that sat up and begged for Maria Lowe to take him home 13 years ago. Since then, he has been the joy of the Lowe family’s lives. They love to dote on him and treat him like royalty. As a matter of fact,…

Monday, January 19, 2015  |  0 Comments

Magoo Snuggles Again!

Mr Magoo with child

Magoo is a 7 year old Springer Spaniel who loves to spend his days running after squirrels, swimming, chasing birds on the beach in Massachusetts and doing serious amounts of snuggling. And as the beloved dog of Joe and Brooke’s young family, he has lots of opportunities to do just that. At the end of…

Sunday, January 11, 2015  |  0 Comments

Zoey, Thankful for Thanksgiving

Hero Dog Zoey Smiling

They found her at a rescue home for homeless pregnant dogs. Zoey was 11 weeks old and the daughter of a German Shepherd/Husky mix. It was an instant connection. Seven years later, Zoey is an integral part of the Parker family. She loves to play with her “brother” Toby and in fact, it was while…

Friday, January 2, 2015  |  0 Comments

Kuli & the Christmas Tree Farm

Kuli Dog Standing Proud

For years, families would celebrate tradition and travel for miles to get their annual Christmas Tree at the Clapp Christmas Tree Farm off the coast of Maine. Waiting, with tail wagging to welcome them and help each family find the perfect fir, was Kuli. Kuli is a beautiful 10 1/2 year old Black Labrador Retriever…

Monday, December 22, 2014  |  0 Comments

Caleb, Happier than a Pig in Slop

Hero Dog Caleb

It was an exciting day nine years ago in Massachusetts. It was the week before Thanksgiving, and Greg’s family had decided to adopt a new puppy from the local no-kill shelter. Greg and his youngest son were waiting in the greeting area when two dogs enthusiastically rushed up to greet them. Both were full of…

Thursday, December 18, 2014  |  0 Comments