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Daisy taught us all we know about dachshunds.  We adopted her when she was 6 years old and lived to be 16.  She had 4 herniated discs, but regained her mobility in her cart (without surgery),  using her cart as a walker.

Sweet Pea

Sweet Pea

 

Sweet Pea came to us from the NYC – ASPCA.  She taught us about pitbulls, and what amazing dogs they are.   In our efforts to meet her needs, we devised the first ambulation track and the first adjustable tilting saddle.  She lived with us for 6 years, finally succumbing to cancer at the age of 12.

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Willa and Webster are sibling chih-weiners born  missing their front legs.  We have learned so much from them about how to design, build and train dogs to use front wheel carts.  How nice for them to be able to sit in their carts with their heads up and proud!

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BEAU

Beau at the STAAR rehab conference with Erika McElwey (www.changeyourrange.com)

Beau at the STAAR rehab conference with Erika McElwey (www.changeyourrange.com)

We adopted Beau in November 2013 because he needed more help that most dogs we meet.  Beau has a crushed spine due to having been used as a bait dog in a dog fighting ring.  His ears were too closely cropped, his rear legs are spastic with no deep pain sensation but with reflexes intact, and his shoulders needed strengthening.  We needed a dog to develop protocols for our adjustable stand.  Beau needed intensive rehab.   He uses the stand for traction, acupuncture, and physical therapy.  Using the stand has allowed him to become mobile in his wheelchair.    Beau has attended rehab conferences with us to introduce our land-based rehab equipment with the hope that wide use of our products will make rehab more widely available and affordable for more dogs in need.

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