Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Igi Retires from Bomb Sniffing Career with Walkin Wheels

Igi Rolls into Retirement in his Walkin' Wheels dog wheelchair
We love sharing stories of hard working dogs like Igi getting the chance to retire with the mobility support available from a Walkin' Wheels dog wheelchair. After working for several years as a bomb sniffing dog at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, Igi is grateful for the opportunity to enjoy a new life with his adopted family in North Carolina.

Thanks to the financial support of Mission K9 Rescue, Igi is now rolling along happily and receiving rehabilitative treatment for ruptured discs that limited his ability to walk on his own. He is also using the No-Knuckling Training Socks to help correct his gait problems and prevent his rear legs from dragging. His adoptive family recently shared the following video of the first time Igi used the No-Knuckling Training Socks during an at-home exercise session.

We are proud to be a part of the village that made Igi's retirement possible. We extend our thanks to our friend Sharon at Lessons from a Paralyzed Dog for bringing awareness to Igi's need for assistance. We look forward to following his progress with canine rehabilitative therapy.

1 comment:

Sharon, Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog said...

Every time I see Igi he looks stronger and healthier. I'm so happy he found a good home and that I could be a smart part of helping him. The pet parents of handicapped dogs who read Lessons From A Paralyzed Dog did a great job rallying to find Igi a new home. Thank you so much for mentioning us.