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Wheels can be the first step to rehab

small dog wheelchair

When Eddie and I started Eddie's Wheels, we thought all the dogs we'd build carts for would eventually rehabilitate out of their wheels. That's because  our first dog, Buddha, used her wheels for less than 6 months before she started being able to walk again without a cart. Sure, it was "spinal walking" - a… Read More

Canine Rehab Success Stories

Teddy - Labor Day 2013

Nothing gives us more pleasure than hearing from clients whose pets have rehabilitated and no longer need the assistance of a wheelchair. Lately, we have been hearing about a number of dogs for whom a cart was a critical piece of their rehabilitation. Teddy, a 14 year old chow who was a cancer survivor, showed… Read More

A Review by a Canine Chiropractor


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


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


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