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Our Lifetime of your Dog Warranty

Duff  is a standard wire-haired dachshund who came to us in 2007 to get a set of wheels.  Duff has intervertebral disc disease and  was paralyzed in his rear legs.  He was delighted with his wheels and made himself comfortable right away,  rolling around our lawns and lounging in the grass – just a typical Read More

Possum hits the trails

“Possum is back on the road again and enjoying his cart. He gets excited when we pick up the cart – cause he knows he is going out! He doesn’t want to keep his feet in the stirrups he is still trying to use them. After we are out for awhile  I put his weaker Read More

Training a dog to use a wheelchair

Training a dog to use a wheelchair

One of the most common questions we’re asked is, “how long will it take for my dog to learn to  use a wheelchair?” It’s our experience that for most dogs who are frustrated in their ability to walk, it takes only a few seconds to get used to walking in one on our carts.  We Read More

Disabled Dogs Working as Therapy Dogs Featured on CBS-Dallas

Disabled Dogs Working as Therapy Dogs Featured on CBS-Dallas

Oak Hill Animal Rescue (www.ohar.org) has been working with us for several years, calling on us to provide carts for disabled dogs in their care.  Jim and Bettye Baker, who run this wonderful rescue outside of Dallas, Texas, have a real appreciation of the power our companion animals have to reach into our hearts. We Read More

"Jack Flash" DM support group founder endorses Eddie's Wheels

We were contacted by Marjorie Zimmerman, founder of the Jack Flash Degenerative Myelopathy support group, after her dog, Miss T, was unable to use a WalkinWheels cart.   Marjorie Zimmerman has the been on the forefront of advocacy for German Shepherd dogs with degenerative myelopathy for over a decade. Visit her “Jack Flash”  website, www.mzjf.com,  -  Read More

Helping Dogs at Best Friends Animal Society

Helping Dogs at Best Friends Animal Society

Eddie and I visited Best Friends Animal Society in Kanab, Utah in 2004, after exhibiting at the Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas.   Best Friends is truly an inspiring place .  Located in Angel Canyon, where the Lone Ranger and many other western movies were shot, I was first struck by a strong sense of Read More

Caring for your Disabled Dog

Caring for your Disabled Dog

As caregivers for eight different disabled dogs over the past twenty years, we have come up with strategies and alterations to our lifestyle to accommodate the needs of our special needs pups.   We’ve learned alot from experience, and we’ve learned alot from our thousands of wonderful customers who have shared their experiences with us.  I’ll Read More

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

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