Write up in USA Today: Despite her advancing years and front wrists bowed at an awful angle from a condition called hyperextended carpus, Willow frolics happily with other dogs and splashes with abandon in any body of water she can find.

“She’s very active,” says owner Matt Shovein of Highlands Ranch, Colo. The 11-year-old German shepherd “runs, jumps and swims.” It has all been made possible by a couple of braces she has worn for the past year to straighten each wrist (called a carpus in dogs), supporting her like her collapsed joints once did. Read more….