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Cuddy

By |2019-06-04T14:00:54-05:00June 4th, 2019|

Meet Cuddy Cuddy is approximately a 9-year-old neutered male. Cuddy is very sweet but can be a bit shy. He will open up once he gets to know you and becomes comfortable. He loves squeaky toys and is very playful, and although he is a big fella, he has mastered his leash training skills.  Cuddy does have canine elbow dysplasia and is currently on medication for pain management. Cuddy came to Best Friends from BARCS in June of 2018 with his brother who has since passed over the rainbow bridge. Cuddy does prefer people over the company of [...]

Rusty & Chocky

By |2019-06-04T13:58:56-05:00June 4th, 2019|

Meet Rusty & Chocky These two sweet older brothers are looking for someone with a big heart to give them a loving home! They came to Best Friends in January 2019 and are both neutered and up to date on their vaccinations. Their dad was an older gentleman that lived in the city and did not have any family. Unfortunately, he passed away right around Christmas time and he did not have anyone checking in on him. When someone finally did check on him, they found that he had passed away in his bed and his two sweet [...]

Assisted Canine Care

By |2019-05-16T15:29:34-05:00April 18th, 2019|

HELPING CARE FOR BELLA - Assisting Canine Care Case Study Preface This is a story about one of our clients who utilized our daycare services to help her monitor her dog during its recuperation following a medical emergency.  Although this example illustrates an extreme case, it underscores the need for dog owners to have options for assisted care for their dogs while the owner works and their dog recuperates.   Executive Summary In 2018, Bella Zbozny, a 7-year-old German shepherd, sustained a spinal stroke and suffered paralysis of her hind quarters.  Her owner, Jennifer, brought Bella to Best Friends [...]

Ways to Make Your Dog Lose Weight

By |2018-04-23T16:57:30-05:00April 23rd, 2018|

There’s nothing wrong with a few extra pounds, especially if your dog is happy and healthy. Weight can increase the risk of disease and unhealthiness if it gets into the obesity range, but there are steps you can take to ease your dog back to health! If you’re counting calories, still meet the nutrition. You don’t want to constrict the calories as well as the good stuff. You should want high fiber, more digestable protein, and added glucosamine and chondroitin – for joint health. You want to keep their metabolism going and always ready to digest. Instead of keeping them [...]