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24 September 2009
Our friend Sharon Seltzer, who also happens to be today's guest on Tripawd Talk Radio, recently published this great article that's totally applicable to Tripawd dogs and cats too, especially those who are still in recovery mode.
Do you know how to find a pet sitter for your handicapped dog? If you are the pet parent of a paraplegic dog or cat or any pet with disabilities, you know taking care of their needs is a demanding 24/7 job. While I like to call our paralyzed pups “handicapable” because of all the life, energy, and love they have to share; it is equally true that they need our constant support to accomplish normal daily activities. As their caretaker this can leave you feeling exhausted physically and mentally.
This post is dedicated to your needs and why it is important to understand the benefits of respite care and where you can find a qualified pet sitter to help. It’s an important step to take before you suffer from caretaker burnout. READ MORE