Featured Dogs

Bella’s Gift

Posted on Jan 2, 2014 in Bella, Blog, Featured Dogs

A few months ago I shared a link about a woman named Jeanine Mioton who ran the 2013 New York City Marathon as a way to raise money for Bella’s Gift, a fundraiser dedicated to helping disabled dogs get wheelchairs from Eddie’s Wheels. Bella is part shepherd, part mastiff mix and has DM. I thought it was amazing that Jeanine ran the NYC marathon for DM so I emailed her to ask her some more questions. Ten years ago Jeanine and her ex-husband adopted Bella from the ASPCA when she was two months old. She was the cutest and sweetest puppy they had ever seen. From the time she was a...

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Featured Dog: Dekan

Posted on Aug 22, 2011 in Blog, Dekan, Featured Dogs

I’m pleased to post our second featured dog Dekan.  Dekan is a boxer with DM.    Dekan’s story is a great example of how frustrating it can be in the beginning and what lack of info even our vets have.  Although sharing these stories is sometimes heartbreaking, it is very helpful to other people who may be frustrated with the lack of info.  Please continue to share your stories so we can continue to help other people who find themselves in a postion like Trina did with Dekan. Here is Dekan’s story as told by Trina “I have come to rely on your your website for info on...

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Featured Dog: Jack

Posted on Aug 9, 2011 in Blog, Featured Dogs, Jack

I’m happy to finally bring our first featured dog Jack.  Jack is a 10 year old shepherd/husky mix who belongs to Kate Bradshaw.  Jack is in the beginning stages of DM but like most other DM stories the journey to get here was very long and frustrating.  Now with a proper diagnosis of DM, Kate and Jack’s battle begins. Here are Kate’s own words about her and Jack’s journey and his current progress “Jack is a great dog. A gentle giant who is the favorite of all the neighbors and kids on our street. Our street mascot really. Neighbor kids have even asked if Jack...

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Featured Dog

Posted on Jul 18, 2011 in Blog, Featured Dogs

In an effort to keep the website updated with fresh and relevant content and to keep it growing I’d like to start a weekly featured dog post.  Each week I’ll post a pic of your dog in his or her wheels along with a write up about their current progress and some tips about what you’re currently finding helpful with caring for you dog in their current state. It doesn’t have to be a lot of info, just a short email on what stage of DM they are in and what their day to day schedule is like.  I’ve received many emails saying how helpful it was to read about...

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Clancy and Dozer

Posted on Jul 7, 2011 in Blog, Clancy, Featured Dogs

Clancy and Dozer, 2 boxers with DM, got together a few weeks ago for a play and a stroll around town in their carts.  If there’s ever any doubt in your mind about whether dogs in carts can live full happy lives than just take a look at these pics and the short video, any doubt should be immediately removed.  These guys look like they couldn’t be...

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Owners of Dogs with DM

Posted on Jun 13, 2011 in Blog, Featured Dogs

One of my goals for this website was not only to tell Wrangler’s story but also to attempt to become a really great source for information on Degenerative Myelopathy.  As I believe Wrangler was in the late stages of DM before he passed, I feel like I have a lot of first hand knowledge and experience with the disease however, I’d love to hear from other people and be able to share your stories as well. As great as tribute websites are to our pets, why not join forces and put everything into one site and create a really great place to find information on DM.  Not only will it be...

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