October 15, 2019

Enable Your Pet/Disabled Dog Blog – Help ‘Em Up Harness

I love to highlight my favorite products and the Help ‘Em Up Harness is on the top of my list. Check out my two part interview with the founders of Help Em Up Harness.

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July 23, 2019

Yahoo Finance/Blue Dog Designs and Canine Rehabilitation Institute Announce 2019 Winner of the Help ‘Em Out Contest

The Contest Helps Veterinary Technicians/Nurses Pursuing a Career in Canine Rehabilitation. Denver-based Blue Dog Designs, makers of the Help ‘Em Up® Harness, in partnership with Florida-based Canine Rehabilitation Institute (CRI), is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Help ‘Em Out Contest, Carly Arbitman from New York City. Arbitman is a lead veterinary technician at Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners of New York. Previously, Arbitman practiced for nearly five years with Dr. Bonnie Brown, Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist at Gotham Veterinary Center/Canine Rehab of New York. Arbitman will receive free tuition to CRI’s Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation, a $2,900.00 course, one of the three required for certification by Canine Rehabilitation Institute.

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June 17, 2019

SCVNews.com/County Animal Care Director Offers Tips for Senior Pet Care

Pet aging is bittersweet, especially if you have a long-time bond with your animal. It can be sad to see the effects of aging, like graying hairs (or even hair loss) and slower gait. But consider these changes as opportunities to pamper your pet and truly make them feel comfortable and loved.

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October 2, 2018

dvm360/Veterinary Medicine: “Best products for bigs”

Large-breed dogs need a little extra TLC sometimes. Here are three products to make their lives easier. Big dogs may be gentle giants, but their large frames need a little extra help sometimes. With the help of David Dycus, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA, we’ve rounded up products that are large-breed-friendly to help them, whether at rest or on the go.

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September 25, 2018

Your Hub/The Denver Post’s online local news source: “Canine Rehabilitation Field Growing Thanks to Local Companies”

Would you have hip or knee surgery without following up with physical therapy to rebuild your strength and help you get back to your normal daily activities? Well, as it turns out, so should your dog. After all, if we can rehabilitate humans, shouldn’t we be helping animals heal faster in the same way?

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May 1, 2018

Help ‘Em Up Harness mentioned in children’s book

“Me, My Dog and a Sheep” – read this touching non-fiction children’s book by Melissa Mullamphy, a miracle story on their beloved Grizzy (a 160-pound English Mastiff) who was paralyzed from the devastating disease Wobblers. In this story, a close family deals with a life-threatening dilemma with love and a big-hearted dog who did NOT GIVE UP. Together, with the aid of caring veterinary professionals, the bond with her six-year-old son Luke, Grizzy digs deep to find the grit to fight the odds and withstand the challenges of recovery. He now runs today! The Help ‘Em Up Harness along with many others are credited for contributing to his care and recovery.

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April 1, 2018

Blue Dog Designs and Canine Rehabilitation Institute Announce the Winner of the Help ‘Em Out Contest for Veterinary Technicians/Nurses!

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February 9, 2018

Fetching Advice: Helpful devices used to assist both young and old dogs

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February 2, 2018

Blue Dog Designs and Canine Rehabilitation Institute Announce the “Help ‘Em Out” Contest for Veterinary Technicians

Blue Dog Designs, makers of the Help ‘Em Up Harness®, in partnership with Canine Rehabilitation Institute (CRI), has announced a competition to encourage veterinary technicians to pursue education in canine rehabilitation. The winner of the “Help ‘Em Out” contest will receive free tuition for Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation, one of the three courses required for certification by Canine Rehabilitation Institute – a $2,900 value!

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November 13, 2017

Help ‘Em Up Harness mentioned in article on AuburnPub.com

Miller: Cornell animal hospital comes through for Bentley

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June 30, 2017

4 Products I Love for Old Pets on DVM 360

These items help my older patients—whether they’re just slowing down or nearing the end—to live more comfortable, pain-free lives. How many do you already use or recommend?

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April 7, 2017

Help ‘Em Up Harness featured in Next Avenue

Deb Hipp writes an article titled “10 Ways to Keep your Old Dog Healthy and Happy” on NextAvenue.org

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January 4, 2017

Help ’Em Up Harness featured in Whole Dog Journal

CJ Puotinen includes the Help ‘Em Harness in an article on Whole Dog Journal about assistive devices for dogs that need extra mobility support.

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February 5, 2016

Help’Em Up Harness featured in Lessons from a Paralyzed Dog Blog

Sharon Seltzer, author of the Lessons from a Paralyzed Dog blog, picks our harness as one of her top five

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November 9, 2015

GIVEAWAY: Help ‘Em Up Harness Review – Update

Joe and Kait Russo update their review and are also giving a harness away to one lucky reader of their blog.

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October 22, 2015

Where the Coconuts Grow: 8 Reasons Why We Love the Help ’Em Up Harness

Jody and Peter, a couple blogging as they sail around the Caribbean with two furry four-legged children, both of which use the Help’EmUp Harness.

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October 18, 2015

Washington Post: An Old Dog Teaches you More than You’d Like to know about Mortality

Columnist John Kelly writes an article about how the Help ‘Em Up Harness helped his 15-year-old Lab Charlie.

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September 1, 2015

Pet Living blog features the Help ‘Em Up Harness as a Mobility Solution for Older and Active Pets

Dr. Kristen Levine writes about our Harness on her Pet Living blog. Watch the video on Daytime TV website.

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April 6, 2015

We’re the Russos – Dog Harness Review

Joe and Kait Russo compare the Help ‘Em Up Harness to the Ruffwear Web Master

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December 10, 2014

Fox & Friends – A Canine Christmas: Gifts to Please Every Pup on your List

Veterinarian Dr. Heather Loenser features the Help ‘Em Up Harness on a Saint Bernard.

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June 9, 2014

The Thrifty Traveler: Money-saving strategies for senior pet travel

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April 1, 2014

Help ’Em Up Harness and new Walking Accessories featured in Whole Dog Journal’s Gear of the Year story

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January 20, 2014

Blue Dog Designs Launches Dog Walking Accessories for the Help ‘Em Up Harness

New Walking Handle, Walking Leash and Shoulder Strap Help Owners of Large Dogs Provide Even More Mobility for Their Aging or Recovering Pets

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August 30, 2013

Help ‘Em Up Harness Helps Travelers Hit the Road with Aging Pets this Holiday Weekend

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May 7, 2013

New Help ’Em Up Harness for Small Dogs Helping Cats Too

Harness for 10-30 lb. Dogs Recovering from Surgery Also Being Used for Cats

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