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Balusha the Malamute is paralyzed after a disc in his spine herniated in 2022. Despite his disability, Balusha still manages to be active with the use of a wheelchair. However, his true happy place is at the beach. Knowing this, his doting humans take him as often as possible. At the beach, the paralyzed Malamute wears a life vest for safety while he enjoys splashing in the sea’s gentle waves.


This is Balusha, a malamute on a wheelchair, and his dad Sergey. They are the best buds ever ❤️. They have so much love, trust, appreciation, and care for each other. Friends I tell you a secret 🤫 Balusha cannot fall asleep unless dad holds his paw ❤️🥰 Це маламут Балуша на інвалідному візку та його тато Сергій. Вони найкращі друзі❤️. У них так багато любові, довіри, вдячності та турботи одне про одного. Друзі, розповім вам секрет 🤫 Балуша не може заснути, якщо тато не тримає його за лапку ❤️🥰

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A video posted to Balusha’s dedicated TikTok account shows the dog enjoying one of his morning outings. Balusha can be seen sitting at the water’s edge. One of his humans wades into the ocean. Determined to join him, Balusha makes his way through the waves and into deeper waters. He enjoys paddling around in his life vest. When he is ready to get out, his human helps him make his way back to shore safely. 

Swimming can be an excellent way for dogs with paralysis or other mobility issues to get their exercise in. Additionally, it seems to be an activity that Belusha loves to do. People praised Balusha’s humans dedication to making sure the Malamute gets to enjoy his life to the fullest.

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