Daisy, Chief Executive Dog

While our Doberman,  Buddha, was the inspiration for Eddie’s first canine wheelchair, we were not in business very long when we realized there was so much more we needed to learn about different dogs and their disabilities. In an effort to learn more specifically about dachshunds, who comprise over 20% of business, we adopted Daisy, Read More

Our Lifetime of your Dog Warranty

Duff  is a standard wire-haired dachshund who came to us in 2007 to get a set of wheels.  Duff has intervertebral disc disease and  was paralyzed in his rear legs.  He was delighted with his wheels and made himself comfortable right away,  rolling around our lawns and lounging in the grass – just a typical Read More

Possum hits the trails

“Possum is back on the road again and enjoying his cart. He gets excited when we pick up the cart – cause he knows he is going out! He doesn’t want to keep his feet in the stirrups he is still trying to use them. After we are out for awhile  I put his weaker Read More

Training a dog to use a wheelchair

Training a dog to use a wheelchair

One of the most common questions we’re asked is, “how long will it take for my dog to learn to  use a wheelchair?” It’s our experience that for most dogs who are frustrated in their ability to walk, it takes only a few seconds to get used to walking in one on our carts.  We Read More

Disabled Dogs Working as Therapy Dogs Featured on CBS-Dallas

Disabled Dogs Working as Therapy Dogs Featured on CBS-Dallas

Oak Hill Animal Rescue (www.ohar.org) has been working with us for several years, calling on us to provide carts for disabled dogs in their care.  Jim and Bettye Baker, who run this wonderful rescue outside of Dallas, Texas, have a real appreciation of the power our companion animals have to reach into our hearts. We Read More

A testimonial from a local humane society

A testimonial from a local humane society

Austin in his wheels Sometimes the courage of an animal and their owner breaks through the boundaries of normal expectations and reminds us of the wondrous trust and resiliency that our pets possess.  This is the story of one such owner and her very special dog Austin. The story of Austin Austin was supposed to Read More

Helping a brain-damaged puppy with a front wheel dog wheelchair

Helping a brain-damaged puppy with a front wheel dog wheelchair

Sugar, a nine month shih-tzu,  went in to be spayed and ended up brain damaged, possibly from too much anesthesia.   As a result, she has head tremors and has lost all core stength.  When her family carried her in to meet us for her cart evaluation and measurement,  we were touched by her joyful spirit Read More

"Jack Flash" DM support group founder endorses Eddie's Wheels

We were contacted by Marjorie Zimmerman, founder of the Jack Flash Degenerative Myelopathy support group, after her dog, Miss T, was unable to use a WalkinWheels cart.   Marjorie Zimmerman has the been on the forefront of advocacy for German Shepherd dogs with degenerative myelopathy for over a decade. Visit her “Jack Flash”  website, www.mzjf.com,  -  Read More

Helping Dogs at Best Friends Animal Society

Helping Dogs at Best Friends Animal Society

Eddie and I visited Best Friends Animal Society in Kanab, Utah in 2004, after exhibiting at the Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas.   Best Friends is truly an inspiring place .  Located in Angel Canyon, where the Lone Ranger and many other western movies were shot, I was first struck by a strong sense of Read More

Caring for your Disabled Dog

Caring for your Disabled Dog

As caregivers for eight different disabled dogs over the past twenty years, we have come up with strategies and alterations to our lifestyle to accommodate the needs of our special needs pups.   We’ve learned alot from experience, and we’ve learned alot from our thousands of wonderful customers who have shared their experiences with us.  I’ll Read More