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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

A testimonial from a local humane society

A testimonial from a local humane society

Austin in his wheels Sometimes the courage of an animal and their owner breaks through the boundaries of normal expectations and reminds us of the wondrous trust and resiliency that our pets possess.  This is the story of one such owner and her very special dog Austin. The story of Austin Austin was supposed to Read More

Helping a brain-damaged puppy with a front wheel dog wheelchair

Helping a brain-damaged puppy with a front wheel dog wheelchair

Sugar, a nine month shih-tzu,  went in to be spayed and ended up brain damaged, possibly from too much anesthesia.   As a result, she has head tremors and has lost all core stength.  When her family carried her in to meet us for her cart evaluation and measurement,  we were touched by her joyful spirit 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

Beware of Imitations – UK's Dog Wheels are NOT Identical to Eddie's

Beware of Imitations – UK's Dog Wheels are NOT Identical to Eddie's

It’s said that imitation is the greatest form of flattery and we’re seeing a proliferation of dog wheelchairs that, on first glance, look just like Eddie’s Wheels.  We’ve heard from a number of people in the  United Kingdom that Jim Colla’s dog wheels are purported to be the same as genuine Eddie’s Wheels.   While it 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

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

Recycled carts, rentals, and donations to rescues

Recycled carts, rentals, and donations to rescues

Our mobility carts are so well made and durable that they are often in excellent condition when they are no longer needed by the original animal.  We receive requests for discounted carts on a daily basis from people with limited ability to pay for a new cart, and from rescue groups and humane organizations.   We Read More

A dog wheelchair can save your dog's life

A dog wheelchair can save your dog's life

  We received a phone call  from a local person the other night – he’d been told by his vet that he should think about putting his five year German Short Pointer down because he had suddenly “gone down” in the rear and was incapable of walking on his own.  The well-meaning veterinarian told him Read More