I blogged about Mutual Rescue™ last year; it’s a a trademarked initiative of the Humane Society Silicon Valley. Aimed at changing the way people think of animal welfare and adoption, each year the Society asks for submissions from people to share their story about a special connection they have made with an animal.
The first story of 2017 has been released. Meet Tracy and Jack. Note that Jack is a tripod as well as having only one eye. It doesn’t stop him from living a full life.
Note: Tripods benefit from regular massage which helps to retain full range of motion in the remaining limbs. Stretching and relieving tension in hard-working muscles helps to keep these special needs dogs moving. I love working with tripods (I don’t live near Jack, so can’t work with him)!
Kathleen Crisley, specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy, The Balanced Dog, Christchurch, New Zealand