Inspiration can be found in all kinds of places. Today, DFR Blogger Kayla Bertagnolli introduces us to a junior handler who set a goal for herself, and despite some challenging odds, met it. Because she did, you’ll be seeing Anna Pearson at both AKC/Eukanuba later this year and at Westminster, too. Meet this energetic young woman who has been circling show rings since she was just 2 years old – and be inspired.
Sometimes older dogs that just seem to be “slowing down” have heart rates that are too low. But that can be fixed – with a pacemaker. Yes, the devices that electrically force the heart to beat are implanted in dogs at veterinary colleges around the U.S. quite regularly. Find out about the procedure that often makes a dog “as good as new.”
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