Posts Tagged “special needs”

Podcast: True Stories of Amazing Bionic Animals

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Podcast: True Stories of Amazing Bionic Animals

Nancy Furstinger introduces us to several amazing animals with prosthetics or mobility aides- from an elephant with a prosthetic leg, to an aligator with a new tail, to a guinea pig with a custom built wheel chair. The stories are amazing and show how acts of kindness and compassion make this a better world for…

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Special needs medical care: JOHN C. CHANDLER, DVM, MS, DACVS

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Special needs medical care: JOHN C. CHANDLER, DVM, MS, DACVS

On November 2, our show will feature Dr. John Chandler to discuss current medical treatments for dogs with birth defects and special needs. John C. Chandler, DVM, MS, DACVS, joined the WestVet team in 2005 after completing his three-year surgical residency at Colorado State University. In 2006, he received his certification as a Diplomate of…

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A Young Woman’s Belief in No Limitations Changes a Cat’s Life and Her Own

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A Young Woman’s Belief in No Limitations Changes a Cat’s Life and Her Own

19 year old Allie O’Sullivan adopted a kitten that had deformed front legs which made it difficult for it to walk. The kitten was born without the radius in both of his front legs, causing his legs to be bent like a hockey stick. He walked as a human would walk on their elbows. Allie…

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