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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

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

An Adjustable Therapy Stand Can Take the Place of Hydro-therapy

An Adjustable Therapy Stand Can Take the Place of Hydro-therapy

One of the main reason underwater treadmill hydro-therapy is used in animal rehabilitation is that the water provides bouyancy for animals with weak or paralyzed limbs.  With the water holding the animal up, a canine rehab practitioner can stand or sit in the hydro unit and work the animals’ legs to retrain their gait.  Underwater Read More

Willa, Webster and Sweet Pea, Disabled dogs stroll in their dog wheelchairs

Willa, Webster and Sweet Pea, Disabled dogs stroll in their dog wheelchairs

  Today is the first day of Spring and after a very long snowy New England Winter, the  snow is melting and we’re in MUD season…… also known for maple sugaring , blossoming dog poop and dogs running wild.  Eddie, who serves as Animal Control officer of our little town, is getting calls every day Read More

Bailey, the paralyzed Cocker Spaniel, who couldn't use a Walkin Wheels Takes off in an Eddie's Wheels

Bailey, the paralyzed Cocker Spaniel, who couldn't use a Walkin Wheels Takes off in an Eddie's Wheels

  When Kim Pevey called us to make an appointment for an evaluation for Bailey, she had almost come to believe that Bailey would never be able to use a dog wheelchair.  They had purchased a Walkin Wheels from Handicapped Pets and Bailey had been unable to move in it.  They had even visited Handicapped Read More

It takes a Machine Shop to build a good dog wheelchair

It takes a Machine Shop to build a good dog wheelchair

Your Eddie’s Wheels cart starts with your phone call or email inquiry and submission of information about your pet and its disabilities.  Once we are satisfied that your measurements are accurate, your order goes downstairs to the shop for design and fabrication. The first step is the creation of the individual custom-fitted saddle.  Pieces of Read More

Dog Wheelchair Review – a year later and rehabilitating

Dog Wheelchair Review – a year later and rehabilitating

Leslie, I just want to let you know how Galahad is doing with his cart.  This is the 1st anniversary of Galahad having his cart.  Since he got his cart he has missed very few days walking in the park and those were due to inclement weather.  As you can see from the attached picture Read More

Dog Wheelchairs for Dogs with Intervertebral Disk Disease

Dog Wheelchairs for Dogs with Intervertebral Disk Disease

We received this email from one of our customers: Leslie and staff: I saw your clip on NECN.  I myself ordered my dog, Hobie’s, wheelchair from you.    Back in November 2008 Hobie ruptured a disk in his back being the dachshund that he is, and although he did go for surgery it did not work.  Read More

Preferred by Animal Rehab Practitioner

patpt1 said… Eddie’s Wheels carts are the only carts that I recommend for my patients, the only one that I recommends to vets / surgeons and the only ones that I use with my own dogs. I have been an avid supporter for over 5 years. Prior to my first experience with Eddie’s Wheels carts, Read More

Boomer

Boomer

I just wanted to take a moment to thank you folks for the wheels and its obvious comfort. Boomer was kind of hesitant at first about using the wheels but now he runs around with them without a problem. The stirrups are a little useless now because he won’t keep his legs up considering he Read More