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.
18 May 2014
I just listened to the podcast from December 2019 about pets and CBD.....so interesting and informative. Coincidently I went to a seminar given by my holistic vet about this very topic (and the five elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine).
The talks were almost identical - from why most vets shy away from this subject, to the science behind how it works, to how to find a good product. In the talk, Dr. Patty told the group how a client of hers came to her about wanting to try CBD for her 3-legged dog (she looked right at me an smiled)…..at the time, she also had no experience with this, and not wanting to get arrested (her words) she reached out to a friend at UC Davis for advice.
Then I read your article that talked about Askel's mom. I was impressed with her research ( I'm sort of lazy when it comes to this) and ordered the product she is involved with - CBD Bio Pet Care. I've been giving it to Kodi and it really seems to have put a spring in his step. I use a bigger dose and more frequent than she does, but I like the results. He is also on gaba and carprofen, but as he's a senior he gets wellness labs every 6 months anyway, so we can keep an eye on some the liver values. They've been normal so far - his issue is with kidney values creeping up. He will be 16 next month, so I'm not too freaked about that.
Long winded way to say I really enjoyed your podcast!
Paula and Warrior Angel Nitro
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"
"Be good, mama loves you".....run free my beautiful Warrior
24 September 2009
Thanks so much Paula! You must be referring to our Stephen Cital interview! We will do an "official" Tripawds News blog post spotlighting it soon, haven't yet squeezed it into the blog so I'm happy you found it.
We never know how many people find our information useful so we really appreciate your taking time to let us know. xoxo