Patient Name: Moses
Brief History of Pet
Moses was born on May 28, 2012. We have had him since he was 8 weeks old. We have always had Labs. When Moses was almost 1 years old, he fell thru the ice on a pond at our home and had to get rescued. Moses is CGC and Urban CGC certified. He is a Certified Therapy Dog with TDI (Therapy Dog International) and has been on multiple visits to Silver Cross Hospital, Manteno Veterans Home, Schools, Retirement Homes, even an Insurance Company at Holiday time. Moses is fully hunt trained for upland hunting with his dad. Moses has taken AKC Agility and while he is not fast, he enjoys it and has fun. It has also helped him with his PT.
Moses was losing strength in his rear legs and was having a hard time on walks. Even short walks were hard on him. Due to some medical issues for his mom, he was not getting walked or exercising as much which caused his weakness to get worse. Once mom was better, we focused on making Moses stronger too. We chose VSMR because of their reputation and have used them before with another Lab. I like all the different treatment options and the techs are all friendly and knowledgeable. Moses LOVES coming to PT, it’s his favorite part of the week. (The peanut butter doesn’t hurt).
Love and food, especially peanut butter!
How VSMR has helped
Moses, strength and endurance has increased 10 fold! Where before he could barely walk around the block, he now can walk up to 2.5 miles and not have any issues or be sore for days. He has pep back in his step. His back leg does not drag anymore. He even got to go to the Morton Arboretum, where he walked for 2 hours and did great! That never would have been possible without his PT!
Moses has 2 fur brothers. Julio, who is a 7 year old Wirehaired Pointing Griffon and Eli who is almost 7 mos. old and related to Moses. Moses’ full name is Hector Moses. Moses is a big boy, at one point his highest weight was 120 but Moses and his mom have worked really hard and have kept his weight to approx. 95 lbs.
While we support many animal organizations one that is close to my heart is called Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue based out of Nashville, TN. They deal with some pretty hard-core abuse cases with counties that do not have any sort of animal control. #JusticeforBennett