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Training a Tri-pawd to Use a Front Wheel Cart


Teaching a front leg amputee to use a front wheel is challenging!  Unless the dog is experiencing discomfort in his remaining front leg, convincing him that there is some advantage to using a cart may require some creativity on the part of the owner. Most three-legged dogs can run like the wind, and then they… Read More

When Is It Time to Get a Wheelchair for your Pet?

Haida loved wading in her cart.

We hear this question alot,  "When is the right time to order a cart for my pet?"  This is a common question for owners of pets who are becoming increasing challenged due to degenerative myelopathy.  Typically, dogs with DM  start scraping their toenails on the pavement  6 - 9 months before they are so unstable… Read More

Adjustable Clinic Quad Carts Support Advanced Surgeries

Eddie's Wheels Conic Quad

It's taken some time, but with advances in veterinary care such as TPLO, PennHip and ventral slot surgeries,  veterinarians and their clients alike are looking for safer, better ways to support those surgeries.  Safely moving, transferring and supporting a groggy painful dog with towels and slings is unsafe for animals and the vet techs.  That's… Read More

Hospice or Healing – Clinic quad carts save lives

Eddie's Wheels clinic quad

It was 7:30 AM on a Saturday morning when Crockett's owner called me from New Hampshire to beg for an appointment that day to see his dog.  Crockett, a 14 year old 90 lb. yellow lab, was down - unable to stand on any of his four legs.  The vet had advised him to let… Read More

Animal Rehab Professionals Prefer Eddie’s Wheels

Sue Davis

We were delighted to meet with Sue Davis, P.T.,  author of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation for Animals, A Guide for Consumers at our facility this summer for an intensive workshop on measuring, fitting and adjusting Eddie's Wheels carts. Sue's book on animal rehab is a fascinating read, full of interesting and vital information about the… Read More