Customized carts offer solutions for animals with unique disabilities

Customized carts offer solutions for animals with unique disabilities

Little Gus, a 3 lb. chihuahua was shaken by the neck by a husky and rendered quadriplegic.  But he and his family did not give up on him.  Time is a great healer, and once Gus was past the crisis in his injuries, his family went looking for a mobility aid that would support his Read More

Farm Animals Rehabilitate in Wheelchairs too!

Farm Animals Rehabilitate in Wheelchairs too!

When Sheila, the farm manager of Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary called us to help them with Summer, a sheep disabled due to meningeal worms, we were grateful that we had spent a year providing wheelchairs to Spin, another disabled sheep.    Summer arrived here with a full fleece, over four inches thick, but she was due Read More

Dachshunds are natural dog wheelchair drivers

Dachshunds are natural dog wheelchair drivers

If ever there was a breed of dog who could take credit for the invention of the dog wheelchair, it would have to be the dachshund.  We’ve seen photos of dachshunds in wheeled carts that date back to the 1930′s.  Because their long back backs and short legs create stress on that fulcrum between the Read More

Dog Wheelchair Reviews By Customers – Eddie's Wheels beats Walkin'Wheels

Leslie, I am very overdue at reporting in on Katie and her Eddie’s wheels…sorry!  The quick answer is that she LOVES them!!!  Katie’s whole face lights up and body starts wiggling “big time” when she sees her wheels as she knows she’s about to go for a spin.  I guess the hospital even used Katie Read More

Marco, Disabled Pitbull puppy, needs forever home

Marco, Disabled Pitbull puppy, needs forever home

If people understood what a daily joy it is to share your life and home with a disabled dog, it would be easy to find homes for pets such as Marco. Marco  was hit by a car and brought to an animal hospital in Burlington, VT  a couple of months ago.  The vet tech who Read More

IVDD dogs can become "Spinal Walkers" in dog wheelchairs

IVDD dogs can become "Spinal Walkers" in dog wheelchairs

We always expect dogs with paralysis due to intervertebral disc disease to improve over time with the aid of a dog wheelchair.  Our carts support on the pelvic floor and being built custom, and close to their body, the siderails keeps their spines in good alignment, minimizing ataxia and wobbliness.  Dachsunds maintain good core stength Read More

Recycled carts, rentals, and donations to rescues

Recycled carts, rentals, and donations to rescues

Our mobility carts are so well made and durable that they are often in excellent condition when they are no longer needed by the original animal.  We receive requests for discounted carts on a daily basis from people with limited ability to pay for a new cart, and from rescue groups and humane organizations.   We Read More

A dog wheelchair can save your dog's life

A dog wheelchair can save your dog's life

  We received a phone call  from a local person the other night – he’d been told by his vet that he should think about putting his five year German Short Pointer down because he had suddenly “gone down” in the rear and was incapable of walking on his own.  The well-meaning veterinarian told him Read More

Customer Service Live and In Person for Dog wheelchairs

Customer Service Live and In Person for Dog wheelchairs

This Saturday, we had seven appointments between 9 AM and noon for cart upgrades, measurements and fittings.    It was a wonderful time for everyone,  humans and dogs, to meet and share their stories and successes. Betsy the corgi has degenerative myelopathy and came for a neutral balance upgrade, as she’s developed a gimp in one Read More

Adjustable Clinic Quad for Giant Dog's Rehab

Adjustable Clinic Quad for Giant Dog's Rehab

    Bev Savoie, at New England Canine, an animal rehab center in East Longmeadow, MA referred Tank, a Giant Mastiff to us.  Tank is a big lazy dog, who following ventral slot surgery failed to get up on his feet again.  He spent an entire month at Tufts Veterinary Hospital, and finally was sent Read More