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Good news for all you lovers of animals and Animal Ortho Care– we're doing a short-run series with Mashable featuring stories about some of our favorite patients. You can check out the first installment of "Pawsthetics" above featuring Chili, a 10-year-old Irish Setter and bone cancer survivor who's living a much more active senior life thanks to her custom prosthetic. ...
Almost a year ago Dr. Peter Eeg, DVM, noticed his dog, a 10-year-old Irish Setter named Chili, had developed a limp. He took her for a checkup where they found a lesion on her right radius. They did a biopsy and received some distressing news: Chili had bone cancer. Eeg, a veterinarian with 30 years of experience at Poolesville...
We are super thrilled that Animal Ortho Care founder Derrick Campana was selected to be “The Face” of The Dodo, the popular website devoted to sharing compelling video stories featuring animals (your know the ones- they make you giggle or leave you grabbing for a box of tissue). We recently caught up with Matt Pickar, Executive Producer of Originals...
A lot of people ask Halie White how her dog, Tuesday, got her name. And it’s not for the day of the week she was born (though technically, Tuesday was actually born on a Tuesday). “She is named after one of my heroes,” Halie says. The golden retriever born with just three legs was named for another golden–...
While most people have affection for their four-legged pets, there’s a particularly special and unique bond that forms between a working dog and his handler– the result of intensive training, mission fulfillment and the intuition that develops between the two as a team. [caption id="attachment_230" align="aligncenter" width="360"] Cheddar Hotinger, a retired explosives detection K-9 who worked at Dulles Airport, wears...

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