TRIPAWDS: Home to 23092 Members and 2158 Blogs.
HOME » NEWS » BLOGS » FORUMS » CHAT » YOUR PRIVACY » RANDOM BLOG

Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat

Tripawds is your home to learn how to care for a three legged dog or cat, with answers about dog leg amputation, and cat amputation recovery from many years of member experiences.

JUMP TO FORUMS

Join The Tripawds Community

Learn how to help three legged dogs and cats in the forums below. Browse and search as a guest or register for free and get full member benefits:

Instant post approval.

Private messages to members.

Subscribe to favorite topics.

Live Chat and much more!

Please consider registering
Guest
Search
Forum Scope


Match



Forum Options



Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters
Register Lost password?
sp_Feed sp_PrintTopic sp_TopicIcon-c
Arthritis in Remaining Front Foot
sp_NewTopic Add Topic
Michigan


Member Since:
11 July 2016
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
31
10 April 2017 - 10:17 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Clare ,

Are you giving the CBD 2 x a day? 

What about the Assisi Loop? You could use it on both girls? It says it is for helpful Osteoarthritis ? 

No idea just thought I would share. Its not cheap of course. What is these days.

Anyway link below if you want to check it out.

http://www.assi.....et-owners/
This video is also on the site, 

There is a provider in the UK maybe you could try it? 
United Kingdom
Integrated Veterinary Care
Dr. Veerle Dejonckheere
+0044 7909565117 
Bristol and Bath, UK
http://www.inte.....otmail.com

Again just passing it on 😉

heart

On The Road


Member Since:
24 September 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
32
10 April 2017 - 10:38 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

We wrote an article about the loop:

Drug-Free Pet Pain Relief with the Assisi Loop

Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene
tripawds.com | tripawds.org | bemoredog.net | triday.pet

Green Bay, WI


Member Since:
18 May 2014
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
33
10 April 2017 - 11:45 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Rene, has the Oaktown pack reported back on how it's working for arthritis?

Paula

Nitro 11 1/2  yr old Doberman; right front amp June 2014. Had 6 doses carboplatin, followed by metronomic therapy. Rocked it on 3 legs for over 3 years! My Warrior beat cancer, but couldn't beat old age. He crossed the Bridge peacefully on July 25, 2017, with dignity and on his terms.  Follow his blog entitled "Doberman's journey"

http://nitro.tripawds.com

"Be good, mama loves you".....run free my beautiful Warrior

London, UK


Member Since:
15 December 2015
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
34
11 April 2017 - 9:32 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Thanks SO much for this, Holly. And for finding a U.K. supplier. Hugely appreciated. You are fabulous. I will speak to my rehab vet as you need a prescription apparently. I would think it would surely be worth a go. Thank you. 

Much love. I hope you realise what a treasure you are. ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ 

Ruby, Staffy, born June 2022, became a Tripawd, 23 November 2023, adopted 12 January 2024.

Also Angel Tripawd Meg (aka The Megastar), who died in April 2023, aged 14, after seven glorious years on three, and Angel Staffies Pie and Bille. In the pawprints of giants...

The Amazing Adventures of Ruby Tuesday 

My Life as a Megastar

Michigan


Member Since:
11 July 2016
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
35
11 April 2017 - 9:44 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

It came across my RSS feed for cats;) The same day I saw your post.
I do hope it helps and really it would be cheaper to just buy it once you get a script.
Sure hope it helps let us know. I actually have been trying to win one lol

I did find out about the Assisi Loop from Rene’s article awhile ago the one she posted above so thank Rene;)

I have followed the loop since.
I forget about that link when I posted sorry Rene. 

Same to you Clareheartheartheartheart

On The Road


Member Since:
24 September 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
36
11 April 2017 - 10:45 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

I keep forgetting to ask the OP about the Loop. Let me ping them for an update.

P.S. Holly you silly, no need to apologize!

Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene
tripawds.com | tripawds.org | bemoredog.net | triday.pet

Germany
Member Since:
14 December 2016
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
37
12 April 2017 - 5:35 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

I would love to hear updates on this for the obvious reason that is lying under my desk at the moment. I also tried to get info on the farabloc blanket thingy and wrote them an email regarding shipment to Germany (or retailers) but never got a reply so they're off my list. So if anyone's actually trying the loop at the moment I would love to hear about it!

thanks

tina & Manni

Guardian of Manni the Wonderdog. -Or was it the other way around?
Osteo and amputation in Dec 2015. Second, inoperable, primary osteosarcoma found in June 2017.
The end of our adventures came Dec 10, 2017. 2 years to the day.

Manni's blog -dogblog-

On The Road


Member Since:
24 September 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
38
12 April 2017 - 11:35 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

tinsch said
I also tried to get info on the farabloc blanket thingy and wrote them an email regarding shipment to Germany (or retailers)

Tina we do offer an option to ship Internationally. See: http://gear.tri...../#farabloc

Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene
tripawds.com | tripawds.org | bemoredog.net | triday.pet

Germany
Member Since:
14 December 2016
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
39
12 April 2017 - 1:14 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

😳ooops! Never saw that there. Sorry. Looked at their website and got pretty frustrated for not getting a response. 

Will do better next time! 😊

Guardian of Manni the Wonderdog. -Or was it the other way around?
Osteo and amputation in Dec 2015. Second, inoperable, primary osteosarcoma found in June 2017.
The end of our adventures came Dec 10, 2017. 2 years to the day.

Manni's blog -dogblog-

Oakland, CA
Member Since:
20 December 2008
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
40
16 April 2017 - 12:35 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Soooo, we tried the Assisi Loop on our 4 legger, Smokey B, who has severe arthritis in his elbow. We applied the loop as directed, 2-3- times a day, for a total of about 6 weeks. Suggested protocol is 2-3X/day for 4 weeks and then you can reduce usage, we extended protocol to 6 weeks at reco from Assisi loop rep who called to see how it was going at around 4 weeks in--she said that chronic pain can take longer to respond to treatment. Even after 6 weeks it had no effect on his limping whatsoever. That said, we have tried many things to alleviate his limp--stem cell therapy, laser therapy, every nsaid known to dawg, and acupuncture. Nothing has worked. The last orthopedist we went to suggested that perhaps Smokey's limp was more mechanical than a pain response but it is pretty difficult to suss out the difference.

Some dogs seem to respond well to the loop but as far as our pack the jury is still out!    

xoxo,

Martha, Codie Rae, and the OP

Woohoo! Tripawds Rule!

Regulator of the Oaktown Pack, Sheriff of the Oaktown Pawsse, Founding member and President of the Tripawd Girldogs With 2 Names ROCK Club, and ... Tripawd Girldog Extraordinaire!

Visit Codie Rae's Blog!

On The Road


Member Since:
24 September 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
41
16 April 2017 - 5:36 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Well drats! I was so hoping it would help Mr. Smokey. When you find something that does help be sure to tell us about it.

Thank you for the update.

Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene
tripawds.com | tripawds.org | bemoredog.net | triday.pet

Forum Timezone: America/Denver
Most Users Ever Online: 946
Currently Online:
Guest(s) 227
Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)
Member Stats:
Guest Posters: 1272
Members: 17847
Moderators: 6
Admins: 3
Forum Stats:
Groups: 4
Forums: 24
Topics: 18635
Posts: 257067
Administrators: admin, jerry, Tripawds
Tripawds is brought to you by Tripawds.
HOME » NEWS » BLOGS » FORUMS » CHAT » YOUR PRIVACY » RANDOM BLOG