Performance Dog Wheelchairs Blogs

How To Prevent Dogs From Slipping On Floors?

Most homes have slippery floors. Don't get caught slippin! They can pose a risk to us humans too when we are wearing socks. Laminate, tile, wood floors, vinyl, and polished cement can all pose a risk.  How To Prevent Dogs From Slipping On Floors Trim your dog's nails - long nails can cause your dog to slip on floors. Nails don't have the same traction on floors as they do in grass. Also, long nails cause your dog's paws to not be in the proper position which can cause mobility issues and additional stress on their joints.  Trim your dog's...

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Kennel Cough How To Treat It

How to treat kennel cough is not difficult. Although quite contagious, it usually goes away on its own within two weeks. In severe cases it can last up to six weeks. It is most dangerous for puppies, older dogs, pregnant dogs and dogs with respiratory issues.  Kennel cough also called canine irresistible tracheobronchitis or canine infectious respiratory disease is a respiratory disease easily transmittable if your dog is not vaccinated. Bordetella is the most common bacteria that causes kennel cough, but is often combined with a virus such as canine distemper or canine influenza.  Symptoms of Kennel Cough Cough Wheezing...

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How To Calm a Dog In a Car; Tips To Know

How to calm your dog in the car can be difficult for some. Certain dogs are naturally more timid than others. Car anxiety in dogs can also be caused by a negative experience in a car such as a car accident, being left in the car or always associating the car with going to the vet.  What Causes Car Anxiety In Dogs? Car sickness - This can be caused by underdeveloped ears in puppies. Luckily they should grow out of this. Dogs who have vestibular disease or inner ear infections may experience car sickness because of disorientation and unregulated balance....

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How To Bond With Your Dog

Bonding with a puppy can be easier than how to bond with your rescue dog. You don't necessarily know what your rescue dog's previous life was like. They may have experienced trauma and have anxiety. Some dogs will be easier to bond with than others, no matter the situation. There is no one best way to bond with your dog. It will take some time to develop a bond and  learn what they like and don't like.  Top Ways To Bond With Your Dog Consistent Rules Do not have your dog sleep in your bed sometimes and other times no....

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Wheelchair For Dachshund Dogs; What Makes These Great

This is a dachshund sitting in a chair. This is not a wheelchair for dachshund dogs. :-)  However, we do have weiner dog wheelchairs. Actually they are for all breeds and sizes of dogs since they are fully adjustable for both height, length and width. Our dog wheelchairs are designed and tested by a K9 Orthopedic Surgeon. Only one simple measurement is needed to choose the right size.  Two Support Harnesses All of our dog wheelchairs come with a rear comfort harness and a rear performance harness. We recommend you use the rear comfort harness to start which provides more...

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