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Paws and claws: Twist of luck

By all accounts, Twist should not be alive. He was presumably hit by a car, paralyzing his back legs. He was found dragging his limp little body down the street, and brought to City Vet White Rock on Gaston for euthanasia. But the vet couldn’t put him down; there was something special about this pup. So they rehabilitated him, providing a wheelchair for him to get around. He now serves as the office ambassador. “During the tear-filled moments and hard decisions that inevitably happen at a vet clinic, Twist can be found leaning against the grief stricken, a quiet comfort,” says Liz Howerton, who works in the office. “Wheelchair life is hard on the body of even young dogs, so nowadays he takes a lot of vacation where he enjoys playing with his rescue siblings, squeaking his favorite ball and generally getting everything he wants.”

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By |2019-07-11T14:29:41-05:00September 23rd, 2017|All Magazine Articles, Launch, Pet Pause|0 Comments

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