Archive | June, 2013

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My Life with Special Needs Dogs

This blog is a journal of the information, resources and experiences I have experienced while fostering dogs for the Chesapeake Retriever Rescue of Wisconsin. This information is solely based on my experience and what I have learned while living with dogs with special needs. Some were brought into my house with full knowledge of their […]

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Fear of Noises

Louie is extremely sound sensitive. It is improving as he becomes more confident and secure in his skin and surroundings but their are still sounds that literally turn him into a maniac. When Louie encounters a noise that scares him, his reaction mimics one of pure pain. He will be calmly walking one minute and […]

Louie Pacing

Anxiety or Aggression???

When Louie first came to live with me he would do laps around my house from window to window to window. This was non-stop until he was exhausted. He would flop down on the couch to sleep and then wake up and start the window circuit again. When I took him outside, I had to […]

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Suggested Equipment for Disabled Dogs

As Lula aged, her hip dysplacia and ruptured ACLs became more of a problem for her and her ability to get around. Here are a few of the necessities I discovered: Baby crib mattress – Lula was huge and she was not only too big for regular dog beds, they were too soft and did […]

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Chesapeake Retriever Rescue of WI

  The Chesapeake Retriever Rescue of WI is a group of volunteers dedicated to rescuing Chesapeake Bay Retrievers and finding them loving forever homes. We rescue adoptable purebred or mixed Chesapeake Bay Retrievers from shelters, strays, and from owners who can no longer care for their dogs. We are staunch promoters of spaying and neutering, […]

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