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Custom- built vs Mass- Produced Dog Wheelchairs, WalkinWheels, Best Friends Mobility

  As caregivers for disabled dogs ourselves, we know how our customers  feel when faced with a dog that suddenly can no longer walk on its own.   We understand the emotional stress of watching your pet drag itself across the floor.  We know how difficult it is to carry the back end of a large Read More

Getting the Story Straight: Eddie's Wheels donated Lucky Feeney a New Cart After His Was Stolen

Getting the Story Straight: Eddie's Wheels donated Lucky Feeney a New Cart After His Was Stolen

This is a letter from David Feeney, whose dog wheelchair was stolen in Boston in June 2011. THE BEST:  EDDIE’S WHEELS When I realized that my dog would no longer walk again I made inquiries regarding wheelchairs.  I initially went to the internet, but, after consulting with my veterinarian, I was informed that the best Read More

Tigger Loves His Eddie's Wheels Dog Wheelchair!

Tigger Loves His Eddie's Wheels Dog Wheelchair!

Dear Eddie’s Wheels: I just wanted to let you know that the cart has been a complete success! When we first got it, we took it (and him!) to Dr. Bak, so she could put him in it and make any necessary adjustments.  I have to tell you, she was INCREDIBLY impressed!  She didn’t make Read More

SATURDAY #2 AT EDDIE'S WHEELS

SATURDAY #2 AT EDDIE'S WHEELS

  After my first Saturday at Eddie’s Wheels, I couldn’t wait to see what new and wonderful 2 and 4-leggeds I would meet on my second visit.  All my expectations were more than fulfilled! The first visitor was a very handsome brown and white husky who had to be held up in the front and back because Read More

MY FIRST SATURDAY AT EDDIE'S WHEELS

MY FIRST SATURDAY AT EDDIE'S WHEELS

I spent my first Saturday morning at Eddie’s Wheels helping meet and greet some wonderful new and old clients. First up was Elsie, a 6 year old pug/border collie mix from NH.  She had been hit by a train about 5 weeks ago and amazingly is still on this planet to tell the story.  Her Read More

Help 'Em Up Harness Available Now

Help 'Em Up Harness Available Now

Introducing the Help’EmUp Harness with “Hip Lift.” A complete shoulder and hip harness system that literally lifts the lives of aging or recovering dogs! By placing a pair of handles where you can quickly reach them, this unique harness allows you to lend support at any time. The harness is especially helpful for owners whose Read More

How Long Does it take a dog to learn to drive a cart?  If it's an Eddie's Wheels, it's less than a minute!

How Long Does it take a dog to learn to drive a cart? If it's an Eddie's Wheels, it's less than a minute!

We are always asked, ” How long does it take a dog to adapt to using a dog wheelchair?”  In our experience, if a dog is unable to walk on his own and is in otherwise good health,  most dogs take right off in their carts.  That’s because we are putting them back to normal Read More

NUTMEG, A YELLOW LAB HITS HIS STRIDE!

NUTMEG, A YELLOW LAB HITS HIS STRIDE!

My name is Pat Butterfield and I have been asked by Leslie G to  contribute as a guest blogger.   I recently moved to this area as a semi-retiree and was hoping to find a meaningful way to occupy some of my now free time, having run my own business for 15 years. After meeting Leslie Read More

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