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Common Myths about Dog Wheelchairs


Here are some common myths about dog wheelchairs that we hear about - from both pet owners and veterinarians - and we'd like to dispel them. Myth #1:  Big dogs won't use carts. Over twenty years ago, when our 80 lb. Doberman became paralyzed in the rear, that's what we were told too.  And in… Read More

Front wheel carts for forelimb disabilities

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    Eddie's Wheels is the inventor of the front wheel cart - we built our first one twelve years ago for a dog living in rescue who was born with deformed forelimbs. Front wheel carts constitute a significant percentage of our business, as we are the only canine wheelchair company that makes a simple… Read More

Mass Vet Referral Blog features Eddie’s Wheels


As a local New England company, we've cultivated our relationships with many major veterinary surgical and emergency hospitals and animal rehab centers. We have found  that their referrals have sparked our own creativity and  added to our depth of knowledge.   It was referrals from Angell Memorial, Tufts Vet School,  Mass Referral, among  others, that inspired… Read More

Why We Love the Help-em-up Harness


Just about any dog who might need a wheelchair also needs help moving around the house, getting in and out a car, navigating stairs - and for these short trips, a manual assist is necessary.  It's not unusual for us to see dogs here being carried in with a towel wrapped around their bellies with… Read More

How it’s Made in America – Assembly and Fabrication of an Eddie’s Wheels Dog Wheelchair

Here at Eddie's Wheels, we are very proud of the fact that we build every cart from scratch at our workshop in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts.  This picturesque New England village also boasts the longest operating knife-making factory in the United States (www.lamsonsharp.com).  Faced with competition on the marketplace with "made in China" , one size… Read More