Hippo Hug Leslie

Helping the Greater Community

As an entrepreneur growing a business can bring challenges you never thought you’d experience. When Hippo Hug went from a home-based business it required personal sacrifice that I wasn’t’ necessarily expecting. However, I was focused on growing the business ethically, ensuring my staff and customers were well cared for and providing a quality product. It…

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How a Weighted Blanket Can Speed Up Injury Recovery

How a Weighted Blanket Can Speed Up Injury Recovery

Recovering from an injury is always difficult and it takes time, commitment, and perseverance to get back to (or close to) 100%. Failure to follow through on physical therapy and rehabilitation requirements can result in long-term problems that can severely adversely affect quality of life. As well as doing everything your doctors and therapists have…

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Hippo Hug Leslie

Why I have a Weighted Blanket

I started Hippo Hug in 2011 from my dining room table, I had an understanding of the need for weighted blankets and that no one in Calgary was making them. As well there was a large autism community that was looking for easier access to such a product, but I never personally had a need.…

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