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What we mean by CUSTOM dog wheelchair

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When a dog has disabilities in three out of his four legs, it's a challenge to figure out what kind of cart would be the best design. Master, a 10 year old Giant Schnauzer, came to see us on the advice of his neuro-surgeon, Dr. Dominic Faissler at , who had recently performed successful spinal… Read More

A Review by a Canine Chiropractor

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Dr. Annie Seefeldt,  D.C. , CVSMT  (http://www.chiropracticforeverybody.com/about_dr_seefeldt.html) paid us a two day visit last month on an assignment from a dog named Ray. Ray was weimaraner patient of hers who had multipled disc surgeries and whose family ordered a wheelchair from us. When he passed on, they bequeathed his cart to her and Annie came… Read More

Travelling with your Disabled Dog

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Life with disabled dogs does have its challenges, which are more than compensated for by the joys of  living with a beloved pet.  Eddie and I have three dogs in carts now - Willa and Webster, sibling chi-weiners born with missing front legs, and Beau, a pitbull with a crushed spine.  For the past few… Read More

FAQ’s about Dogs with Degenerative Myelopathy

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What is Degenerative Myelopathy?   DM is an auto-immune disease similar to ALS in humans.    The DM gene has been identified in over 100 breeds of dogs, but is most common in German Shepards, boxers,  and corgis.  We  have seen it in pugs, Rhodesian Ridgebacks, Bernese Mt. dogs, airedales, wheaten terriers,  wire haired fox terriers, … Read More

Rehabilitating quadriparetic dogs in Eddie’s dog wheelchairs

You might wonder what would possess someone to attempt to rehabilitate a quadriplegic dog.  Ten years ago we were faced with this dilemma ourselves: our 10 year old Doberman was suddenly rigid, stuck to the floor unable to lift her head and unable to use any of her four legs....Radiographs confirmed our worst fears -… Read More