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by Courtneycp
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Incontinence & Kidney Problems
Topic: Incontinent Foster Pup can Push Out Pee on Own
Replies: 5
Views: 2238

Re: Incontinent Foster Pup can Push Out Pee on Own

Hii! It’s been a while since I’ve responded in my post, but I wanted to get some advice and thought it’d be best asking on my previous topic that provided some background. We adopted Ruby! She’s been amazing and we’ve been doing great with her bathroom schedule until this December when I found blood...
by Courtneycp
Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Urgent Rescue
Topic: Foster or Home Needed: Alfredo, Paralyzed in Back Legs
Replies: 0
Views: 3399

Foster or Home Needed: Alfredo, Paralyzed in Back Legs

Hi! I rescued my handicapped pup from a rescue who has another pup who needs a home. The rescue brought the pup to NYC after they vetted a possible forever home for him, but they found out some undisclosed information that makes them ineligible to adopt. Right now, he is in a temporary foster home b...
by Courtneycp
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Walkin' Wheels Dog Wheelchair Support
Topic: Tips on Getting Dog Used to WheelChair + Fit Tips
Replies: 2
Views: 2559

Tips on Getting Dog Used to WheelChair + Fit Tips

Hi! I am a 3-month owner of a mini poodle paralyzed in her back 2 legs. She was paralyzed by injury. We have the small rear wheelchair and I can't seem to get her to love it. She definitely is okay in it, but I just want her to LOVE it and be able to move around as effortlessly as possible. She seem...
by Courtneycp
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Incontinence & Kidney Problems
Topic: Ideas for Fidgety Dog During Diaper Changing/Expressing??
Replies: 3
Views: 893

Re: Ideas for Fidgety Dog During Diaper Changing/Expressing??

I think that invention is a great idea. I may try to make one myself. I tried holding her like the first image, but she is quite larger that that dog so it didn't work well. She's about 14 lbs, but she's lost a lot of muscle weight in her back legs since her injury a couple years ago so she's actual...
by Courtneycp
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Incontinence & Kidney Problems
Topic: Ideas for Fidgety Dog During Diaper Changing/Expressing??
Replies: 3
Views: 893

Ideas for Fidgety Dog During Diaper Changing/Expressing??

Hi! A little background - I have had my paralyzed mini-poodle for about a month now. She can push out poo and pee, but it also leaks so we have her in diapers/diaper covers. I bathe her back-side daily to prevent UTIs and any skin problems. My husband and I have mastered her bathroom time when it is...
by Courtneycp
Wed May 22, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Mobility: Hips, Legs, Joint Problems
Topic: Foster w back leg paralysis - need advice!
Replies: 6
Views: 1205

Re: Foster w back leg paralysis - need advice!

Thank you so much for sharing that video! I did that with her this morning and its worked great. No poops in her diaper so far today. How many times a day do you do it?
by Courtneycp
Tue May 21, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Incontinence & Kidney Problems
Topic: Incontinent Foster Pup can Push Out Pee on Own
Replies: 5
Views: 2238

Re: Incontinent Foster Pup can Push Out Pee on Own

Thanks! I tried to express her afterwards because I did speculate she wasn’t fully emptying it. It didn’t work. Probably because I have never done it successfully so I’m not used to it. She pushes about 4-5 times until it’s just little drops left. I’m thinking once we save some more money that we’ll...
by Courtneycp
Tue May 21, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Incontinence & Kidney Problems
Topic: Incontinent Foster Pup can Push Out Pee on Own
Replies: 5
Views: 2238

Incontinent Foster Pup can Push Out Pee on Own

Hi! I am fostering (possibly adopting) a foster mini-poodle from Greece who was hit by a car. She is paralyzed in her hind legs and incontinent. I was taught how to express her by our vet. When I went to do it for the first time, I held her standing over a training pad and she started pushing her ow...
by Courtneycp
Tue May 21, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Mobility: Hips, Legs, Joint Problems
Topic: Foster w back leg paralysis - need advice!
Replies: 6
Views: 1205

Re: Foster w back leg paralysis - need advice!

Thank you both so much for your help! We're a week in now and doing better. I should have posted to the neurology board - sorry about that! She weighs 14 lbs and they estimate she is between 2-4 years old. Diapers Turning the diaper backwards was a LIFESAVER. Fits so much better. We've been using ba...
by Courtneycp
Tue May 14, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Mobility: Hips, Legs, Joint Problems
Topic: Foster w back leg paralysis - need advice!
Replies: 6
Views: 1205

Foster w back leg paralysis - need advice!

Hi! I just picked up a foster that came over from Greece. She was previously hit by a car so had no use of her back legs. It’s only been 5 hours and I’m completely overwhelmed. Because her previous foster only spoke Greek I know very little about the dogs experience w care. Can anyone help on a coup...