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Special-needs pets

Lawrence residents who own pets with disabilities say their animals are worth the extra TLC. Most of the time, they add, their special-needs dogs and cats don’t seem to notice they’re any different from other pets. See some of these pets in action.

Ramona Kemberling's blind Schnoodle, Jack, at left, relaxes with his friend Tobby. Kemberling and her husband, Lawrence, pampered Jack a little but tried to encourage him to be as independent as possible. At their house, Kemberling said, he was "able to be a dog" despite his disability.


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