These lucky, doomed pets are reclaiming active, happy lives

 

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  • Today, thanks to the increasing availability of assistive devices, dogs and cats with physical disabilities can lead happy, healthy lives
  • There are wheelchairs for pets with missing or nonworking limbs, as well as standard and advanced prosthetics and orthotics
  • Rehabilitation therapy is also invaluable for these animals and should be the standard of care for any pet with a physical disability
  • Behavioral therapy can be extremely beneficial for blind and deaf cats and dogs to help them adjust to their disability

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