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Paws Corner

Dog Balks at Wheelchair

DEAR PAW’S CORNER:  My 9-year-old Shih Tzu “Mitzi” developed a hip problem due to an injury she suffered when much younger (she was a rescue). It’s become almost impossible for her to walk, and her veterinarian recommended she start using a “wheelie” harness to get around. The problem: Mitzi will Continue reading →

Paws Corner

Arthritis in Dogs

DEAR PAW’S CORNER: My mixed-breed dog “Artie” recently was diagnosed with age-related arthritis. He has to take a pain pill every day, but he still walks stiffly. Is there any other way I can help him? — Bill in Tulsa, Okla. DEAR BILL: Talk to Artie’s vet to make sure Continue reading →