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Jasper’s Temporary Paralysis

Fibrocartilaginous Embolism — what it is, what to expect, and what you can do to help.

author’s dog, Jasper, before his accident

The event

Jasper was a happy, healthy, black lab/Newfoundland mix who loved to swim. His size fell between the two breeds, at about 80 lbs. He had an adorable floppy…



Exploring animal welfare, animal care, and the human-animal bond.

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Hunter Cabot

Dancing with 7 billion beautiful souls on a rolling Big Blue Marble, and somehow managing to keep my balance! Peace out. Editor of The Big Blue Marble