Since its inception in October of 2012, our sole purpose for forming the UCB is to spread awareness of Canine Megaesophagus and the diseases that can cause it. We are accomplishing this through our SHARE program Support, HeadLines, Awareness, Research and Education.
ICYMI-- Checkers has such a sweet heart and despite his unique health challenges, he seems to be happy no matter where he is or what he's doing. Please visit the National PetSmart Charities Adoption Event this weekend, there are 80 to 100 animals in OUR area that need loving homes! Meet Checkers:Posted by Morgan Ashley on Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Checkers makes the local news and is a part of Petsmart's adoption program! Adorable pup who needs a home!
"The Dodo" wrote a wonderful story about "Chuck", the GSD that was rescued and is cared for by Laurie Zaleski that owns and operates "The Funny Farm". Read how Chuck lives a normal life with Megaesophagus.
Read Purina Pro Club's article about "Piper", the dachshund that defeated the odds thanks to her dedicated Mom and support groups that helped her get through it all. Dr. Leigh Ann Clark research is also hightlighted in this article.
Our one and only MegaE/MG Hanna shows up at World Dog Day in Hollywood and steals the show. Check it out on YouTube. Hanna upstages Real House Wife's Kyle Richards with her "Pink Tutu". And momma Fern got to tell all about Megaesophagus!
Meet MegaE Chester. Chester recently was neutered at his vet. Read about the special precautions necessary for anesthesia during surgery for an ME dog. What a great vet!
Here is Sheena! She is famous with over 200,000 views on Storyful! Sheena has megaesophagus caused by acquired myasthenia gravis. Her parents are making it their mission to spread awareness! Thank you!!!
The Amazing Truman's story was picked up by his local news station! Truman has myasthenia gravis and megaesophagus and was found on the streets very sick and couldn't walk...read more here!
All about Princey! Sniffandbarkens did a great video on Princey! Follow Princey on Instagram @all_about_princey