Friday, October 21, 2011

Paralysed Rottweiler learns to walk again after swimming lessons

A paralysed dog has made an amazing recovery – thanks to swimming lessons.
Bear, a six-year-old Rottweiler, was left unable to walk after falling down the stairs last November.

Owner Katherine Lanson, 49, was warned his injuries were so severe he might have to be put to sleep. But Katherine, from Chorlton, refused to give up and another vet diagnosed compression of the spinal cord.

She discovered hydrotherapy could help and took Bear for weekly swimming sessions at hydrotherapy pool for dogs at boarding kennels Mypetstop in Denton.

Now, almost a year on, he is able to walk again.
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Saturday, October 15, 2011

Pet Serial Killer Could Target Humans Next, Texas Police Fear

The victim count is at three for an unknown killer in Texas who has been targeting pets belonging to a Houston family. The three slayings, a Collie, a Rottweiler and a Horse, unfolded over the past week and a half in separate incidents -- and as the killings escalate, police worry the perpetrator may target humans next.

Full Article - October 15, 2011