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Managing ACL injuries in large breeds with dog wheelchairs

Managing ACL injuries in large breeds with dog wheelchairs

Torn ACL injuries are common, and in large breed dogs often need to be dealt with surgically.  We usually see these dogs after repair has been done to one knee, and within weeks the strain borne by the other rear leg results in injury to the other leg… We wonder why it does not occur Read More

Tripawds benefit from dog wheelchairs too!

Tripawds benefit from dog wheelchairs too!

We have often questioned the myth that dogs who lose a leg due to an amputation can get along just fine.  Dogs carry up to 70% of their body weight on their front legs,  and 30% of their body weight on their rear legs.  A three-legged dog is forced to hop, which puts tremendous impact Read More

Dog Wheelchairs Center Website Beware

Dog Wheelchairs Center Website Beware

We wonder how many folks visiting www.dogwheelchairscenter.com are confused by the images of different kinds of dog wheelchairs on this website.  The masthead photo of the German Shepard on the beach is Skippy – one of our clients from 2002, was swiped off Google cached images and is being used without our permission. There are Read More

Disabled St. Bernard puppy from Angel's Gate gets her first dog wheelchair

Disabled St. Bernard puppy from Angel's Gate gets her first dog wheelchair

Casey, a 6 month old St. Bernard puppy was born with paralyzed legs and lives at Angel’s Gate, an animal hospice and sanctuary in Delhi, NY.   Eddie’s Wheels has been providing carts to Angel’s Gate for many years, and so when Sue Marino contacted us about Casey we were eager to help her.   The problem, Read More

Yes – Disabled Cats DO Use Wheelchairs

We are often asked if disabled cats adapt to wheelchairs.  Just take a look at Yoda.In this video, you can see that Yoda is completely relaxed using his wheels outside.     And as seen in this video, Yoda's rehabilitating in his cart, using his rear legs to help propel the wheels. get your ex back We Read More

2010 Eddie's Wheels Holiday Greeting Cards!

2010 Eddie's Wheels Holiday Greeting Cards!

Here's a sample of some of the wonderful holiday greeting cards we received this season: get your ex back Many thanks to our fantastic customers for their lovely holiday cards! zp8497586rq

Orange County Chopper Comes to Eddie's Wheels

Last summer, Beth and Paul Teutul of Orange County Choppers called us to help them care for their beloved bull mastiff, Gus.   Gus had a front leg amputation in an effort to cure him of hemangiosarcoma, an aggressive cancer.  The first time Beth brought Gus here for us to evaluate and measure him for a Read More

Wall Street Journal Article!

The Wall Street Journal visited us to do a feature story. See the full story here… get your ex back zp8497586rq

We Test Our Products On Animals

For the past 20 years, ever since his own Doberman Pinscher, Buddha, became paralyzed due to disc disease, Ed Grinnell has been designing and manufacturing mobility carts for dogs with disabilities. A mechanical engineer by trade, he brings a lifetime of professional experience to this work, incorporating the highest engineering standards with special consideration to Read More

The Gift of Mobility is the Gift of Life

As guardians of four disabled dogs themselves, Eddie and Leslie Grinnell knew what they wanted in a mobility aid; a well-balanced cart designed for on and off road play that would allow for maximum rehabilitation. A mechanical engineer by trade, Eddie Grinnell brings a lifetime of experience to his work, incorporating the highest engineering standards Read More