Happy Swimmers

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Here's what the dogs are saying about us.

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Nala, 4, has a torn cruciate ligament and swims to keep her leg strong.

“I was a little nervous at first, but now all I want to do is retrieve my ball in the pool non-stop."
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Wallace, 5, swims in order to safely exercise with multiple joint and ligament problems.

“I love to chase Laurie and Halle in the water as much as my toys."
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Ace, 6, swims to recover from an accident.

“I got hit by a car and ended up with a severely damaged hip socket requiring several surgeries. After swimming with the help of the Winston Bren Scholarship, I regained full use of my leg."
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Hunter, 7, swims to recover muscle mass after ACL surgery.

“Swimming helped me recover from ACL surgery and now I swim because I love it :)."
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Millie, 7, swam for 4 years to recover from multiple surgeries.

“Swimming was invaluable in helping me recover from 3 knee surgeries, elbow surgery and 2 hip surgeries. I proudly graduated in February 2014 and am romping around with my sister enjoying life."
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Baxter, 10, swims to to keep his muscles strong.

“Regular swimming therapy has built up my muscles to hold my bad disc in place, and I don’t even have to take pain medication any more. I am loving life again!"
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Mila Luna, 11, swims to maintain her strength, especially in the hind end.

“Your water heals my body, Laurie's arms comfort my soul."
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Maggy, 15, and Bobbie, 13, swim to help with arthritis pain.

“We love our swims at Gunny's Rainbow. The warm water soothes our aching joints!"