Sunday, May 6, 2012

Surgery Helps Dogs With Wheezers

This is an excellent article (and news).

It´s been written two years ago and circulated among some of my Facebook friends - mostly sled dog enthusiasts. 
But because "wheezers" (medical term: Congenital Laryngeal Paralysis, or CLP for short) is a serious health condition that many dogs and dog breeds suffer from (and can actually die from), I believe it´s always good to spread this info more.

While in my neck of the woods (and many other areas) a surgery like this one is a utopia unfortunately, I still believe that it will eventually become more common and spread internationally.

Please note also the mention of research - if you  have a dog with wheezers, you are most welcome to participate in this research by providing information for statistical purposes.

Here´s the full article by Joseph Robertia:

https://redoubtreporter.wordpress.com/2010/09/22/wheeze-no-more-%E2%80%94-surgery-helps-sled-dogs-owners-breathe-easier/

3 comments:

Finn said...

Very interesting! Thank you for sharing it here!

Katerina said...

You´re most welcome! :)

Oskar said...

We featured Sherman today in our Picture of the Day feature!

Nubbin wiggles,
Oskar

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