Willie Under Water . . . Well, sort of.

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Good news, bad news (as always in life, right?) Willie had his first session in the underwater treadmill with Courtney Arnoldy at UW - Madison. He did super well, given how sound sensitive he is. I wish I had a video of him when the water first began to flow. His face was hysterical -- honestly, as empathetic as I am to Willie (and if anything we are co-dependent), it was impossible not to laugh. He didn't look terribly afraid, just a bit anxious but mostly confused and should I say it? -- appalled at the rising water. The water flows in from the bottom, so first his feet got wet, then the water level slowly rose to above his shoulder. He reacted by raising his left paw higher and higher so that he kept at least one paw above the water. The look on his face was reminiscent of someone Read More