How to care for a three legged dog so that she can live a happy and healthy life. I am very glad that I share my life with Shania, a three legged Husky. Here are some of the things I learned from her.
This article provides tips on how to care for a three legged dog or tripod dog. Three legged dogs can live a happy, long, and fulfilling life if owners use proper equipment; keep their 3 legged dog slim and healthy; and protect their 3 legged dog from stressful encounters.
Dog amputation is always a very difficult decision. I had to make that decision for my Siberian Husky, Shania, when she was only a few months old. I seriously considered returning Shania because I didnt know how amputation would affect her life, my life, and everything else. This is the story of Shania, her leg amputation, her bravery, her wonderful spirit, and her general awesomeness!
Walking with a three legged dog is a bit different, and can sometimes be a challenge. In particular, three legged dogs have a different gait, and may have difficulty making sharp and quick turns. They also have less balance, and are more prone to falling down. Here, we consider how to make the walk more fun, relaxed, and comfortable for our tripod dog.
I have a three legged dog called Shania. She is an awesome dog, has a great temperament, and enjoys life a lot more than my other dog. However, because three legged dogs are unusual, they attract more people-attention during walks. Dealing with people may be one of the more challenging aspects of living with a three legged dog.
Dog foot care is very important, especially for a young and active dog. We consider how to properly care for our dogs foot so that he can walk, play, hike, and continue doing all of the fun things that he loves to do.